Tag Archives: shorebirds + more birds

Autumn in Laguna Grande 2

I couldn’t get all of my favorite lagoon birds in the previous post, so here are more starting with empty and decaying cliff swallow nests — a sure sign of fall. Some of the birds below are year-round regulars. The … Continue reading

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Autumn in Laguna Grande

The root of “autumn” refers to the harvest and the root of “fall” refers to the fall of leaves, which traditionally occur this time of year in places other than here. Even so, this has always been my favorite time … Continue reading

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Hide-and-seek

Walking my neighborhood is always a treasure hunting experience — if I’m mindful and look carefully, there’s much to find. This time of year the warblers are migrating through and the trees and vines are alive with small flitting birds. … Continue reading

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Holiday bird: Cedar Waxwing

The cedar waxwing is my December holiday bird. Although many birds visit our area or migrate through in December, cedar waxwings are stand outs for me. The overall look is well-heeled as if ready for a fine event. Yet it’s not quite real — a bit too … Continue reading

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