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House Finch

Ivins, Utah. Apr. 8, 2013, 7:23 am. I looked it up and Cornell says that the orange-headed variation is caused by the finches consuming foods high in Beta-carotene. Taken through…

Nuttall’s Woodpecker

This female is a constant visitor to the peanut butter/chopped peanuts log attached to our deck railing. I used a Canon 7D with a Canon 100-400mm and a Kenko 1.4x…

Hairy Woodpecker

This Hairy Woodpecker was busy working on the sumac in my backyard this afternoon (northwest Vermont). Taken with my Nikon D5100 and Nikkor 400mm f/2.8 lens at f/6.3, 1/640s, ISO…

“Harlan’s” Red-tailed Hawk

I found this juvenile Harlan’s Red-tailed Hawk feeding on an American Coot in Davis County, Utah at the end of January. Nikon D300, f8, 1/1600, ISO 500, +0.3 EV, Nikkor…

Red Crossbill

This photo was taken in Charlestown, R.I. where for the last two weeks we’ve had an invasion of Red and White-winged Crossbills, along with some Evening Grosbeaks and Common Redpolls….

Red Rock Lakes National

I couldn’t resist a candid shot of the marsh after a day of birding. The sun looked like a red rubber ball. I pulled over and changed lenses and took…