Posts Tagged ‘Birding’

Wilson’s Snipe ~ Gallinago delicata

June 21st, 2012 | Posted by William Crain | 4 Comments
Always a good sight to see a Snipe ~ Spring fling and courtship abound  

American Avocet ~ Recurvirostra americana

June 19th, 2012 | Posted by William Crain | No Comments
probably a male the bill/beak doesn’t appear to have an upturn of it at the end…   doin the Avocet sweep of the shallows floor for good things to eat      

Black-necked Stilt ~ Himantopus mexicanus

June 19th, 2012 | Posted by William Crain | No Comments
differences between male and female are slight ~ these appear to be two males   kewl bird          

White-faced Ibis ~ Pelgadis chihi

June 19th, 2012 | Posted by William Crain | No Comments
       

Great Horned Owl ~ Bubo virginianus

October 2nd, 2011 | Posted by William Crain | 1 Comment
          What a glorious opportunity this turned out to be after a day up on Meeteesie Trail on the North Face of the Beartooth Mtns awaiting a Hawk migration that ...

American White Pelican ~ Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

August 27th, 2011 | Posted by William Crain | No Comments
I really enjoyed getting to take these photos. Taking myself out to the Halfbreed National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) Northwest of Billings about 35 miles even less from the tiny High ...

~ Yellow-breasted Chat ~

July 29th, 2011 | Posted by William Crain | No Comments
 While i’m in the Chat room   i’d like to add a few more things about this seldom seen and often heard bird. It is the largest member of the ...

Yellow-breasted Chat ~ Icteria auricollis & the Exxon Gang

July 28th, 2011 | Posted by William Crain | 3 Comments
 Greetings, welcome to Chatville… The Yellow-breasted Chat, male here, is the most aberrant genus in the Wood Warbler Family, according to National Geographic Complete Birds of North America .  Quite secretive in a suductive ...

Black-billed Magpie ~ Pica hudsonia

July 27th, 2011 | Posted by William Crain | No Comments
The Magpie or maggie as it is sometimes called is not all that easy to photograph… they are not easy to approach as most members of the Corvidae family so ...

Mountain Bluebird ~ Sialia currucoides

July 27th, 2011 | Posted by William Crain | No Comments
           All of these pix were taken around the Indian Caves, Billings, MT…i saw lots of Bluebirds but some areas northwest of Red Lodge where i expect to see quite ...