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#91358
Great additions! I think most of the gulls with that appearance (around here) are Western/Glaucous-winged hybrids, and pure Western are quite rare.

I went out to Iona this morning to see what I could find.

There were a couple of Horned Larks:
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There's that Spotted Sandpiper:
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And distant but existent, a Snowy Plover!
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#91364
On Tab 6 Pat posted a great picture of an Orange Crowned Warbler. My post below doesn't add to the count, but hope it adds a little fun to our exercise. Lucky for me it felt a need to have a bath and wash its crown, revealing all in orange splendor. (sorry about the lack of focus, but was dealing with low light, and lack of skill.)

ImageDSC_4928 by Randy Varga, on Flickr

ImageDSC_4954 by Randy Varga, on Flickr
#91372
Nice photos, Randy! That's nice work ... Judy ... love the "couple." Here's one for you ... Your Brown-headed Cowbirds (they've been hanging around the yard) ...
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I also captured the male and female Rufous Hummingbirds ... (not in same pic unfortunately). Will try to get a better shot of the male!
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I think this female bonked her head and hung out on the patio for a while!
Eventually she was up and going!
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#91376
We now have the set of Black-headed Grosbeaks. Now to just get them together in the same shot (go for it James). :wink:

ImageBlack-headed Grosbeak (Female) by Jewill on Flickr

PS: I haven't seen the tanagers in a few days now (sounds like a family name of some neighbours - "Oh yeah, the tanagers, they live down the street" :D ). I'm sad if they have moved on but also very happy that they decided to stay as long as they did and give me so many wonderful photo ops.
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