80 Photos - Jul 21, 2011
Photo: Plain Chachalaca

He may be plain looking but his name is pretty cool.Photo: Late to the party but here's one for #birdpoker Feeding curated by +Phil Armishaw .

Baltimore Oriole ~ South Padre Island, TX #migrationPhoto: Baltimore Oriole on South Padre Island, TXPhoto: One more from my shoot on Saturday at South Padre Island, TX

Female Rose-breasted Grosbeak #migration #birdingPhoto: A Hooded Warbler for #birdpoker Looking Up. Curated by +Phil ArmishawPhoto: For #threatenedthursday curated by +Sumit Sen +Sandy Schepis +Anette Mossbacher and +Diego Cattaneo 

The main threats to the survival of Red-crowned Parrots are trapping for illegal export and destruction of habitat. These are part of the wild population of parrots from Harlingen, TX. #photoplusextractPhoto: A day of Raptor Banding. This Harris's Hawk is about to be released back into the wild after he poses for a few photos. #wildlife #raptors #birdsPhoto: Photo: I was on South Padre Island, Texas this past weekend and these two Pterodactyls pelicans flew by in front of me. They were on the hunt.

#wildlifewednesday curated by +Mike SpinakPhoto: Here's one for #birdpoker "Rare". Curated by +Phil Armishaw 

I shot this Bare-throated Tiger-Heron near Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park, Hidalgo County, Texas. 1st U.S. Record. He was only seen for 3 days. I shot this on the second day. It is a resident north to southern Tamaulipas and south to Colombia and somehow ended up in Texas.Photo: A Laughing Gull for #birdpoker "Gulls". A theme curated by +Phil Armishaw 

#birds #birding #nature #wildlife #beachPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Aplomado Falcon (Falco femoralis)Photo: Long-billed ThrasherPhoto: Photo: Rose-breasted GrosbeakPhoto: Harris's HawkPhoto: Cleared for Take-offPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Crested CaracaraPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: A bathing Painted Bunting for #birdpoker "Best Shots" curated by +Phil Armishaw  and for #birdsinfocusfriday  curated by +Risto Talman Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: A Blue Grosbeak for #wildlifewednesday curated by +Mike Spinak and +Morkel Erasmus.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

#Nature #Wildlife #BirdsPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Pyrrhuloxia or Desert Cardinal to some.

#birds #birding #nature #wildlifePhoto: "A Mouthful" ~ A Green Jay with a beak full of food.

#birding #birds #greenjay #cyanocorax yncas #nature #wildlife #plusphotoextractPhoto: Bird migration is on! This little guy stopped by me deck to say hello.

#hoodedwarbler #birding #nature #wildlifePhoto: Portrait of a Green Jay

#birding #nature #wildlife #birdsPhoto: Roseate Spoonbill on South Padre Island, TX

#birds #birding #birdwatching #wadingbirds #nature #wildlife #photographyPhoto: Facing north winds and storms, spring migration has been hard for the birds, but the fallout on South Padre Island, TX has been nothing short of spectacular.

Here is a Canada Warbler with its beautiful necklace.

#birding #nature #wildlife #birdsPhoto: A Rose-breasted Grosbeak on South Padre Island, TX

#birding #migration #birds #nature #wildlife #aves