Fall Birds, 2018


Red-tail hawk


Wilson’s warbler in a small locust tree

The Wilson’s warblers have stuck around for quite a while. And, atop a bush on the other side of the house, we saw what we believe to be a Dickcissel, which would put it at the extreme western edge of its range. But no photo!

A flock of 30 or more Pine siskins are now congregating on and around our new nyjer seed socks, while only occasionally going to the plastic feeder. The socks have also brought three or so Lesser goldfinches around more often.


Pine siskins


A few White-breasted nuthatches are around all the time


This juvenile male Evening Grosbeak is the only one of a large flock that has stuck around. His adult colors are coming in, especially the bright yellow brows




Green-tailed towhee, left and Spotted towhee, right


Green-tailed towhee


Green-tailed towhee


Spotted towhee

Canyon towhees are around all year, but in lesser numbers nowadays than before. Stay tuned, as I will update this post as more birds show up, and I get pix of them

About Evensteven

I am a photographer and author, and live in Embudo, New Mexico, alongside the Rio Grande. I have published a book of photography and accompanying text on running the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. The first (print) edition is out of print, but a second edition is available as an iBook (eBook) through the iTunes bookstore. All Grand Canyon, river and nature lovers will enjoy my book: The Grand: https://books.apple.com/us/book/the-grand/id672492447 I have also published six additional iBooks: 1. The Salt River: https://books.apple.com/us/book/the-salt-river/id12449222822. 2. Coyote Buttes: https://books.apple.com/us/book/coyote-buttes/id1271773201 3. Four Cornered, the Land: https://books.apple.com/us/book/four-cornered/id1384038899 4. Four Cornered, The Rivers: https://books.apple.com/us/book/four-cornered-book-two-the-rivers/id1402287568 5. Rio Marañon: https://books.apple.com/us/book/four-cornered-book-two-the-rivers/id1402287568 6. Rio Grande: https://books.apple.com/us/book/rio-grande-new-mexico/id1469126321
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