Tag Archives: Bird

Sunday Switchup: Pigeon

I don’t spend a lot of time taking pictures of pigeons, but this one amused me. I took the pictures, and then I went and moved the chip bag out of the street, because although I admit to not being … Continue reading

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Sunday Switchup: (Double-Crested?) Cormorant

Kind of hard to see the differences between some of the cormorant species, but I’ll take a stab anyway.

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Sunday Switchup: Black-Crowned Night-Heron?

I start my new job tomorrow… everyone wish me luck. I ran into this fine lady (maybe? Apparently the females are smaller…) when I was visiting Marin’s WildCare Center, where Autumn and I are members. But no, this is not a rescued … Continue reading

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Cat-Bird-Day Supplement: Clark’s Grebe

I am pretty sure this is a Clark’s grebe, but it could be a western grebe, or possibly a soul-eating destroyer-bird. (Those red eyes… creepy!)

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Double Dog and Duck Day: Roxy, Begley, and Tank

So Autumn’s family recently got a dog, Begley. And it was pretty clear that he was in great need of companionship when they weren’t home, so they had to get another dog. And so, since the local animal shelters were … Continue reading

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Coot-erday Supplement: American Coots

I am fully expecting to be told that this is actually a flat-billed hippo-hoarder or something, but I struggle gamely on. I ran into these two on my way to the Million Dog March. The small fluffy one was very, … Continue reading

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Birder-Day Supplement: House Sparrow

First of all, if you haven’t already seen my post regarding the fundraiser and the new tee shirt design, please check out that post. Found this diminutive gentleman on my way home from work a few days ago. He was … Continue reading

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Cat-Bird-Day Supplement: Dark-Eyed Junco?

Well, I did a little bit of looking around, and I think this fine fellow might be a male dark-eyed junco, but I’m not sure. Any of my birder friends want to chime in here?

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Birderday Supplement: Red-Winged Blackbirds

I haven’t seen any of these fine beasties in the city before. And I’m pretty sure this flock wandered into the city quite recently, because they’re very skittish about people. Whenever I even got near their tree they fled. More … Continue reading

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Caturday Supplement: Cat Can’t Catch Me!

As I never tire of mentioning, Caturday Supplements are for non-dogs, not just cats. Which is a good thing because I’m fresh out of cats. So have a bird. Gotta say, these came out better than I would have expected. … Continue reading

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