Pacific Golden-Plover at Fernhill Wetlands (Washington Co, OR, 08/13/17)

I was fortunate to be in the right place at the right time, as the bird was not seen today.


Another monsoon AZ trip (8/3-7/17)

Yet another good monsoon trip! 161 species and lots of highlights! Great fun!

A few pix are up now at

Trip report is here:

Zone-tailed Hawk

Lucifer Hummingbird

Black-tailed Rattlesnake


Alberta trip (5/30-6/6/2017)

Just back from a fabulous week-long trip to eastern Alberta. I found 172 species, with almost all of the prairie and eastern songbird species to be expected.

Canada Warbler

Chestnut-collared Longspur

Connecticut Warbler along Primrose Lake Rd near Cold Lake

Philadelphia Vireo

Trip report:

Pictures (only about 20):