Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Nature Experienceship - Birding with Merrill Webb

We saw the following birds on Saturday, July 17, 2010:

Great-tailed Grackle
Barn Swallow
Yellow-headed blackbird
Great Blue Heron
Western Kingbird
American Kestrel
American Pelican
American Avocet
Black-necked Stilt
Ring-necked Pheasant
Caspian Tern
Tree Swallow
Green-winged Teal
Canada Goose
Franklin's Gull
White-faced Ibis
Wilson's Phalarope
Greater Yellowlegs
Lesser Yellowlegs
Common Yellowthroat
Long-billed Dowitcher
Cinnamon Teal
Sandhill Crane
Ring-billed Gull
Western Sandpiper
Swainson's Hawk
Cattle Egret

Here are some photos:

American Avocet in flight

Pelicans, Stilts, Avocets, and a gull (either ring-billed or Franklin's)

Black-necked Stilt


Photos courtesy of Becky Witt

1 comment:

Becky said...

What a great trip this was! Merrill made it fun for experienced birders and novices alike. He's a wealth of knowledge, lots of fun, and his voice is just cool. "Way to go!" Bean Museum (that means Katy), thanks for putting this together. We won't miss it in the future!