Backyard Birding: September

This past weekend I headed out to Tall Cypress to see what fall migrants I could find. Saw a couple of Baltimore Orioles and a Worm-eating Warbler, but that was about it. My own backyard was buzzing when I got home though. I had a Cliff Swallow in a flock of Barn Swallows that flew […]

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Black-naped Oriole

The black-naped Oriole is found in many parts of Asia. Since I’ve not been to Asia, I snapped a couple of pictures of this yellow and black beauty in the aviary at the San Diego Zoo. The zoo houses two aviaries: the Scripps Aviary and the Owens Aviary, both filled with many exotic species from around the […]

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