Jacumba Update 10-26-14

Townsend's Solitaire 10-22-14

Townsend’s Solitaire 10-22-14

The Solitaire, first seen at the swamp on October 7, is hanging around.  I’ve seen it several times foraging in my pyracanthas.  Another treat was a Western Tanager in the same pryacantha on the 24th.

Tricolored Blackbird 10-25-14

Tricolored Blackbird 10-25-14

I dunno ... probably just a mutant Red-winged Blackbird

I dunno … probably just a mutant Red-winged Blackbird

Finally .. some nice birds at O’Neil Lake at Camp Pendleton.

Neotropic Cormorant - first county record found by Paul Lehman

Neotropic Cormorant – first county record  – found by Paul Lehman. Photo 10-24-14

This is a bird that has been expanding its range.  Its been in the Imperial Valley for about 6 years, and is successfully breeding.  

American Redstart Camp Pendleton 10-24-14

American Redstart Camp Pendleton 10-24-14

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