Monthly Archives: February 2012

My little Baja buddies, Blue-gray Gnatcatchers.

  Just about any time of day when I’m doing a walk-about in the scrub birding these little buddies of mine are almost always nearby.  Kinda hard to see, these birds make me aware of their presence by their constant … Continue reading

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Looks like a little bird brawl brewing in Baja Sur.

  Debbie and I have a few bird feeders placed off the south patio kinda out of the wind.  We have a little water station, a couple of platform feeders and hummer feeders.  We also have an area free of … Continue reading

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An American Kestrel in action in Baja Sur.

  It was getting a little late in the morning so Debbie and I did a little walking.  Did a little standing in the shade bird-watching and a little walking.  The weather is warming up so its a good time … Continue reading

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The Gray Thrasher, a Baja Bird we see

    around the backyard quite a bit.  These fine-lookin’ members of the Mimidae family, which includes Mockingbirds, are some of the finest songsters around. These birds are monomorphic so I really can’t tell the guys from the gals by appearance. … Continue reading

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This is one of the coolest Baja Birds.

    The Green-tailed Towhee.  When all’s quiet.  Those precious times when construction stops, when nobody is racing by on the road.  When I can hear the quiet I can hear the little Towhees.  Not singing but I can hear … Continue reading

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Visit the sea and you will see Cormorants.

    In Baja California Sur we are so very lucky to be able to see such a variety of sea-birds.  For the most part, there are 3 different types of Cormorants we might have the chance to see.  The … Continue reading

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Remembering Valentine’s Day with Baja Birds.

  This is such a fun time of year.  A day set aside to focus on your sweetheart.  Being an avid birder, my life is full of beauty.  Every day starts off with a cup of coffee, watching the sun … Continue reading

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The Birds and the Bees and a thing called Love

Happy Valentine’s Day!  My honey and I have been thinking about this day and decided to do some Birds Se See in Baja California Sur posts and share them with you!  We love watching and listening to the birds and … Continue reading

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The bounty of Baja Birding.

  Birding in Baja California Sur, Mexico is not always just about “the birds”.  Debbie and mom were busy with this and that this morning so I went on a little birding adventure by myself.  A little too cloudy for … Continue reading

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They act like hummingbirds

  This beautiful and flighty little bird is the Orange Crowned Warbler.  Mom and Chris and I were watching him on the south patio the other day.  It was amazing.  He was acting like a hummingbird as you will see in the photos … Continue reading

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Baja Birding at it’s best!

  While Debbie is off somewhere being hunted down by a mountain lion (fish get bigger as the story goes on) at the lagoons, I was focused on the task at hand.  Which was, as I remember, trying to get … Continue reading

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Is it really pollen?

  Ever so often, we see this little girl or one very much like her flitting around.  Now, you may ask…what kind of hummingbird is this bird we see in our Baja backyards?  We mostly only have two hummingbirds in … Continue reading

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Birds We See? A surprise!

  Ok…house keeper’s coming this morning.  Do we want to go to the lagoon and see if we can chase down some Western Meadow Larks?  The elusive ones we could not get a great photo of last time we were … Continue reading

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The Western Scrub Jay sounds the alarm!

    I’ve noticed that some types of birds are just smarter than others.  Turkey ranchers will say that their birds are pretty stupid.  One told me he can’t leave his birds out in the rain.  “Their so dumb the … Continue reading

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Gulls and not “sea” gulls.

  I’ll never forget the outstanding voyage Debbie and I took from Alaska to Russia by way of the Arctic Circle.                                             … Continue reading

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