Photography of Birds – Set # 214 — H.J. Ruiz – Avian101

Set # 214 Stilt Sandpipers Stilt Sandpipers The Stilt Sandpiper breeds in the open arctic tundra of North America. It is a long-distance migrant, wintering mainly in northern South America. It occurs as a rare vagrant in western Europe, Japan and northern Australia. Roseate Spoonbill Roseate Spoonbill The Roseate Spoonbill is sometimes placed in its […]

Photography of Birds – Set # 214 — H.J. Ruiz – Avian101

Ten Favorite Images of 2020 — # 2, Lesser Long-nosed Bat In Our Backyard — Sonoran Images

You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a detailed view. We’re down to my two favorite images of 2020. Today’s image has a dual significance for me. I not only like the subject and the composition but that I was able to make it at all constitutes […]

Ten Favorite Images of 2020 — # 2, Lesser Long-nosed Bat In Our Backyard — Sonoran Images

Ten Favorite Images of 2020 — # 6, Preening Costa’s Hummingbird — Sonoran Images

You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a detailed view. Louisa and I spent most of our lives living in the eastern United States, moving to Tucson only about a decade ago. There’s only one species of hummingbird that one usually sees in the East, the Ruby-throated […]

Ten Favorite Images of 2020 — # 6, Preening Costa’s Hummingbird — Sonoran Images