52-week project

11/27
2013

Week 47 – Canyon Wren

  Before I say anything, listen to the Canyon Wren’s Song. This was truly the soundtrack to which I worked and played while living in northern Arizona and southern Utah… Read more »




11/20
2013

Week 46 – Mute Swan

  I had so many photos of this Mute Swan, but chose the one that I thought made the bird look the most evil. Not that Mute Swan’s are inherently… Read more »




11/13
2013

Week 45 – Juniper Titmouse

  Bird species that specialize within the Juniper and Pinyon Pine woodlands of the Great Basin retain a special place for me. Having spent a good deal of time in… Read more »




11/06
2013

Week 44 – White-crowned Sparrow

  Man. I feel like this week was slated to be a let-down no matter what after last week’s photo. Over 12,000 views on Flickr after the picture somehow made… Read more »




10/30
2013

Week 43 – Merlin

  I feel like I’m cheating… almost. For the last three weeks now I have posted photographs of wild-caught raptors either in the hand, or just leaving the hand. Now… Read more »




10/23
2013

Week 42 – Northern Goshawk

  Another photo this week from the Goshutes in Nevada. If you look closely at this bird’s right leg you’ll notice a silver aluminum band. These bands have a unique… Read more »




10/19
2013

Week 41 – Sharp-shinned Hawk

  This adult female Sharp-shinned Hawk was photographed from inside the trapping blind at HawkWatch International’s Goshute Mountains Raptor Migration Site. The Goshutes are a remote field site without internet… Read more »




10/09
2013

Week 40 – Mountain Chickadee

  With the government shutdown effectively putting the kibosh on my planned trip to Great Basin National Park, I decided to visit the neighboring Mount Moriah Wilderness instead. This little… Read more »




10/02
2013

Week 39 – Mountain Bluebird

  After 39 weeks this is officially the first time I’ve used the same species twice during this 52-week project. I’m happy that it is the Mountain Bluebird. I was… Read more »




09/25
2013

Week 38 – Ring-billed Gull

  You would think after spending 4-days at HawkWatch International’s premiere raptor trapping site that I would have come away with some excellent raptor photos. Well… not so much. I… Read more »