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
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. 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