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Blue Feet

This week’s photo, taken October 8, 2017 on San Cristobal Island, Galapagos, Ecuador, features a BLUE-FOOTED BOOBY and its chick, which hopes to grow up some day to also have blue feet. Bird cards, phone cases and prints: http://joe-sweeney.fineartamerica.com Advertisements

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Patience

This week’s photo, taken October 5, 2017 at the Puerto Ayora fish market on Santa Cruz Island in the Galapagos, Ecuador, features 4 BROWN PELICANS patiently waiting for some scraps of fish to be tossed their way. They didn’t have … Continue reading

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Chestnut Crown

This week’s photo, taken October 8, 2017 on San Cristobal Island in the Galapagos, Ecuador, features a MANGROVE YELLOW WARBLER, a common bird in the Galapagos that is a subspecies of Yellow Warbler, a common warbler of the United States … Continue reading

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Blue Eye Rings

This week’s photo, taken September 29, 2017 in Aguas Calientes, Peru, features a BLUE-NAPED CHLOROPHONIA. If you are bird-watching for the first time in a far away country, you are bound to see birds you’ve never seen before, and you … Continue reading

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National Bird of Peru

This week’s photo, taken September 29, 2017 near Machu Picchu in Aguas Calientes, Peru, features a female ANDEAN COCK-OF-THE-ROCK, the national bird of Peru. Considering there are over 1800 bird species in Peru, that’s quite a noteworthy distinction. My most … Continue reading

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The Eyes Have It

Let’s take one more look at the ultra-rare SWALLOW-TAILED GULL that showed up near Seattle, Washington 3 weeks ago, far from where it’s usually found in the Galapagos in Ecuador. This week’s photo, taken September 4, 2017 at Point Wells, … Continue reading

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Another Look

This week, let’s take another look at the SWALLOW-TAILED GULL that I, along with several dozen other birders, observed and photographed on September 4, 2017 at Point Wells near Edmonds, WA. The mega-rarity had originally been discovered by a local … Continue reading

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