Monthly Archives: April 2012

Baja birders face a land of snakes alive!

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    It’s that time of year to be reminded of some Baja birding safety.  Besides remembering to bring water and sunscreen along to see the birds we see,  when the weather turns warm we need to watch where we … Continue reading

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Bountiful Baja Birding

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Funny when you are a birder.  Some days can be uneventful and even downright defeating when you are all set to capture that “great shot” of a beautiful Baja bird and you come away with nothing.  Other days, you can’t … Continue reading

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Every day is a new Baja Birding day.

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   Debbie and I were up with the sun as usual.  It was a double sunrise and was a sign to me the day would be a scorcher.  So, it just made since to head for the lagoons hoping a … Continue reading

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Baja Sur bird racket.

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  A lot of time I don’t need to go far to get involved with birds.  Just the other day, around sun down, I hear a bunch of birds, Orioles, Finches, Cactus Wrens and others making a racket on the … Continue reading

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One Of Our Favorite Baja Birding Areas

  We went birding at the lagoons today. Sorry, no photos from this chick….(no pun intended)!  It was our first time back since my bobcat incident a couple of months ago. I summoned up the courage to go back to the point of eye … Continue reading

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Baja birders are back in town.

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  And here comes one of our friends to welcome us home.  This is one of the birds we see quite often around the casa.  The endemic Gray Thrasher.  We’re trying to get “Birds We See” books and things unloaded from … Continue reading

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These two Baja birders have been away.

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  Debbie and I just spent a few days back home in Bandon this week.  I had some free time one day and noticed it was a low tide.  So I put on my snow-storm clothes (in the old days I … Continue reading

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A beautiful Baja Buffle…….what?

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    A Bufflehead, that is.  These little birds we see beauties are the smallest diving ducks in North America.  The name “bufflehead” comes from “buffalo-headed” due to the large-looking heads these ducks have.  Pictured here is a female with a tasty morsel … Continue reading

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Fascinating story on one of our Baja birds

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  Too cold to bird outside in the Northwest today so I did a little birding inside, playing catch up on my reading, which consists of, yeah, you guessed it….birding magazines.  When I got to my Audubon magazine, I was … Continue reading

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It’s the Least I can say about Baja Birds.

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  The Least Sandpiper.  These are the smallest of American shore birds or “peeps“.  Brownish above with yellow or green legs and short thin bills.  They greet us with a treep and a chuckle when we visit the estuary.   … Continue reading

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