• Tropical Kingbird

    Tyrannus melancholicus. Photographed at Arenal Observatory Lodge, Costa Rica | November 2013.

  • Peacock

    Pavo cristatus. Not native to Costa Rica, of course. Photographed in ZooAve Costa Rica | April 2012.

  • Ring-necked Duck

    Aythya collaris. Photographed in West Hylebos Wetland Park, Federal Way, Washington| May 2014.


  • Barred Owl

    Strix varia. Photographed in Wildwood Park, Puyallup,Washington | May 2014. More photos in notes.

  • Tree Swallow

    Tachycineta bicolor. Photographed in Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge,Washington | May 2014.

  • Marsh Wren

    Cistothorus palustris . Photographed at Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, Washington | May 2014. Second photo in note.


  • Song Sparrow

    Melospiza melodia . Photographed Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, Washington state | May 2014.

  • Chestnut-mandibled Toucan

    Also known as Swainson’s Toucan (Ramphastos ambiguus swainsonii )

  • Northern Jacana

    Jacana spinosa. Photographed in Caribbean lowlands, Sarapiqui, Costa Rica | October 2013. More photos in notes. In one you can see the yellow spines that give it the name "spinosa".


  • Grey-necked Wood Rail

    Aramides cajanea Photographed Caribbean lowlands, Sarapiqui, Costa Rica | October 2013. More in notes.

  • Tropical Pewee

    These small flycatchers can be difficult to identify, as there are many which are quite similar. With the help of people over at Project Noah, I've decided this is the Tropical Pewee, Contopus cinereus. But I'm always willing to hear other opinions... P…

  • Green Heron

    Green Heron, Butorides virescens. Photographed in Caribbean lowlands, Sarapiqui, Costa Rica | October 2013. What's Hot!


  • House Wren

    Troglodytes aedon. Photographed in Heredia, Costa Rica |October 2013.

  • Savannah Sparrow

    Savannah Sparrow, Passerculus sandwichensis. Photographed Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, Washington state | May 2013.

  • Groove-billed Ani

    Crotophaga sulcirostris Photographed Horquetas de Sarapiqui, Costa Rica | June 2013.


  • House Wren

    House Wren, Troglodytes aedon , nesting in a bamboo trunk. Photographed Horquetas de Sarapiqui, Costa Rica | June 2013.

  • White-crowned Sparrow

    Zonotrichia leucophrys . Photographed West Hylebos Wetlands State Park, Federal Way, Washington | May 2013.

  • Raven

    Raven, Corvus corax . I have taken many, many photos of crows, but I rarely have the opportunity to see a Raven. I was delighted to be able to photograph this one. Photographed in Mount Rainier National Park, Washington | September 2012.


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