instead of leaves...
A common bird around San Diego is the
I got what Mary Dueren of the St.Louis Audubon Society has provisionally id'd for me as the
Update...Mary says this is the Bewick's Wren.
Here's one, sitting on a Torrey Pine:
and its closeup:
I got it singing beautifully:
I saw this Hawk, and I am waiting for word on whether it's a Cooper's (more likely!) or a Sharp-shinned Hawk:
cocked its white eye at me from some bushes:
I've not yet been able to id this bird: Update, Mary Dueren of the St.Louis Audubon Society says her group has finally decided it's a
waiting for the Audubon Society response....
Earlier, I had got quick shot of this
the HOUSEFINCH looked a little different from the ones that tried to nest at home:
BLACK PHOEBE was busy eating:
The BROWN PELICAN and the DOUBLE-CRESTED CORMORANT are in
this post about La Jolla