Posts by natureniche

Violet-green Swallow

7/17/2014 | 0

About 5 years ago I first noticed Violet-green Swallows trying to pick up very large goose feathers near the Penticton … Read More

Say’s Phoebe

7/10/2014 | 0

The bird with the butterscotch belly near Penticton, BC Canada Canon 7D with Canon 300mm f/2.8 + 1.4 telex and … Read More

Eastern Kingbirds

7/2/2014 | 0

I call this the “Big Gulp” – Photo #2 of 2 kingbird parent feeding newly fledged chick. Canon equipment See … Read More

Eastern Kingbirds

7/2/2014 | 0

While volunteering as census taker at the Vaseux lake Bird Banding station in southern BC (Canada) I noticed a kingbird … Read More

Common Poorwill

6/30/2014 | 0

While collecting data for the BC Breeding Bird Atlas a couple of summers ago, I accidentally discovered this poorwill sitting … Read More

Black-headed Grosbeak

6/29/2014 | 0

I was sitting like a lump out in my backyard (Penticton, BC Canada) one spring morning, feeling lousy with a … Read More

Lazuli Bunting

6/24/2014 | 0

rear view – This gorgeous male bunting was taken near Penticton, BC Canada with a Canon 7D and 300mm f/2.8 … Read More