This beauty, a juvie, was found at the mouth of the Pescadero Creek south of Half Moon Bay. Due to equipment failure, this hand-held shot was the only usable photo.
This is Maria from Angel’s Paz’s farm. She’s a rare Giant Antpitta and was called in by Angel.
This amazing Sword-billed Hummingbird gave a demonstration on how to operate the feeder at Yanacocha.
Booted Racket-tails were common at the Tandayapa feeders.
And finally the Purple-throated Woodstar will its bee-like humm.
All in all a great trip with 307 trip species and many lifers.
A Hermit Thrush was checking us out in the shade near the Putah Creek bridge just east of Monticello Dam.
This beauty aka Canyon Wren came out for a few seconds near the Putah Creek bridge.
The dude was also present …
And finally, an American Dipper was playing underneath the bridge itself. Again in the shade.