A Few Miscellaneous Photos From Late Spring

I’ve been pretty busy at work the last month or so and haven’t posted much. I have been birding, though and so here are a few photos. The best areas for birding in the last month or so have been the farms and pastures north and south of us. The playa lakes are full and wheat is ripening and in some cases already harvested, so there is abundant food and water.

Cliff Swallow

 

 

Cliff Swallow (30) (1024x703)

 

Barn SwallowBarn Swallow (27) (1024x691)

This one is so full of mosquitoes it can hardly fly.Barn Swallow

Grasshopper SparrowIMG_4759

Ash-throated FlycatcherAsh-throated flycatcher (66) (1024x684)

Western Wood-Pewee (I think)Western Wood-Pewee (30) (1024x684)

Ferruginous Hawk (once again, not 100% sure of this one)Ferruginous Hawk (19)

Lark BuntingLark Bunting (11)

Lark Bunting (16)

Swainson’s HawkIMG_4813

 

Killdeer babiesKilldeer (45) (1024x684)

DickcisselDickcissel (32) (1024x694)

Western MeadowlarkWestern Meadowlark (53) (1024x684)

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