Some that got away

Two of birds that were fun to see, were the Kentucky Warbler and the Inca Dove. Sadly, these 2 birds were not very helpful once the binoculars were put away and the camera came out.

Long-tailed Duck

One of my favorite birds of 2010 was this male Long-tailed Duck that hung out on Vadnais Lake for much of November with the Common Goldeneye’s and other fall migrants.  I just wish he’d have come a bit closer for his picture.

Prepping for Venezuela

Tina and I are off to South America for a week of birding and photography.  Our main destination is Hato Piñero in Venezuela. Hato Piñero is a private cattle ranch nestling in the northern llanos. The draft list of birds found at the 800 square kilometre ranch...