Tag Archives: Red-shouldered Hawk

August 2017 Highlight

Though I encountered several surprises during my Marion County August 2017 List, one bird stands out as August 2017 Highlight. But first a few of the surprises. August 2017 Highlight – Red-shouldered Hawk Bathing But the biggest surprise was watching a … Continue reading

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Bird Baldness Follow-up

I need to follow-up on the red-tailed vulture post from early October. I knew people, including myself, enjoy something a little different or odd. Like Bird Baldness. That was proven as this was far and away my most viewed blog post. It … Continue reading

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Bobolink Update

I was going to title this post “To the Mall” but that didn’t pan out, so I stuck with Bobolink Update. And let me reiterate my position, even in the so-called “slow times”, there is always something going on if … Continue reading

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Trees are Gone, Now Observation Stand?

This post is directed to birders in Johnson County who might have observed birds from the observation stand at Honker Haven in Atterbury FWA. If you aren’t around Johnson County maybe it relates to something that’s happened in your local area. … Continue reading

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Mainly Celery Bog Sunday

I had to head back to Lafayette again this weekend. This time I had 4 hours to bird on Sunday. So just like last weekend I took the time to bird another spot that I hadn’t birded before, Celery Bog … Continue reading

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The Start of the Year – Owling and Swans

Funny how your birding perspective changes on January 1.  Birds people haven’t really been interested in except on a superficial level are now important. Need to get them checked off the list so you won’t need to worry about them … Continue reading

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#4

Mike called at 10:30 Sunday morning saying that Eric Ripma had reported on FaceBook  a PACIFIC LOON and EARED GREBE at 10:05 from Rick’s Cafe on Eagle Creek Reservoir.  I had planned on going out later that morning locally but figured … Continue reading

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Can’t Get a Break

One never knows when the day begins how it is going to turn out.  Most days are the same. Uneventful.  We go through the day doing the same thing without much deviation. You see the same neighbors fly by that … Continue reading

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Rules are Only So Good if You Follow Them

In the previous post I set down 4 steps I use to ID large raptors.  I’ll get back to the rules in a minute but first let’s back up a bit to earlier in the previous post BEFORE I saw the … Continue reading

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Photoless Saturday

Some days I get lucky with photography, most days I don’t.  Saturday I didn’t. But I had a good day birding none the less.  This also means I get to show some pictures I have taken over the years. With … Continue reading

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