Photo Album Pictures

Below are images compiled in one of the many photo albums illustrating our blog, Musings From Paradise. Click on any photo and then sweep through the collection (or use your keyboard’s arrow keys). There’s a “full-screen” toggle in the upper-right.  More Albums 

Avian Portraits Mar '18

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  • Golden-crowned Sparrow
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  • Yellow-rumped Warbler
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  • Spotted Towhee
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  • White-breasted Nuthatch
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  • Downey Woodpecker (Pacific—females lack the red spot on the nape)
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  • Black-capped Chickadee
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  • American Robin
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  • American Robin
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  • Acorn Woodpecker
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  • Dark-eyed Junco
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  • California Towhee
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  • Northern Flicker (Red-shafted)
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  • White-crowned Sparrow (Adult breeding)
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  • White-crowned Sparrow (immature)
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  • White-crowned Sparrow (mid-molt: in transition and not yet displaying adult breeding color)
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  • Golden-crowned Sparrow
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  • American Dipper
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  • American Dipper (displaying the nictitating membrane, an additional translucent eyelid that allows the creature to see while affording its eyes additional protection. This is especially handy for birds that search for food underwater and for birds of prey flying at high speed, as it prevents their eyes from drying out.
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  • American Dipper in Ashland Creek
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  • Canada Goose
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  • Townsend Solitaire
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  • Lewis's Woodpecker
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  • Hairy Woodpecker - Sampson Creek Preserve, Southern OR
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  • White-breasted Nuthatch (raiding the granary of an Acorn Woodpecker)