March 2014
  • Yes, I know. It’s been way too long since I updated the images here. So, here’s a major addition, all uploaded on 03.24.14
  • Birds:
  • Vanity Plates (all donated):
  • Other Stuff:

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October 2009
  • 10.22.09: added Rufous-backed Robin to Rarities
  • 10.22.09: added new images: Inca Dove 107, Abert's Towhee 003, Abert's Towhee 019
  • 10.12.09: added four images: Great Egret 283, Vermilion Flycatcher 162, Northern Mockingbird 315, Northern Mockingbird 320
  • 10.05.09: added Brown-crested Flycatcher 005 and Brown-crested Flycatcher 010 to Other Flycatchers Gallery
  • 10.05.09: deleted Vermilion Flycatcher from Other Flycatchers Gallery and created new Vermilion Flycatcher Gallery
  • 10.05.09: added new images: Say's Phoebe 125, Say's Phoebe 127, Say's Phoebe 129, Say's Phoebe 130, Say's Phoebe 180

September 2009
  • 09.26.09: added new images: American Avocet 653, Black Phoebe 031, European Starling 071, European Starling 072, Great Blue Heron 470
  • 09.26.09: added donated Vanity Plate STORK (ME) to Gallery 16
  • 09.21.09: added new images: American Avocet 650, Great Horned Owl 199, Phainopepla 026, Nashville Warbler 005
  • 09.14.09: added new images: Black-bellied Whistling Duck 098, Gambel's Quail 175, Greater Roadrunner 204, Greater Roadrunner 211
  • 09.09.09: added Purple Gallinule to Rarities
  • 09.09.09: added Song Sparrow 118 image
  • 09.09.09: deleted Great Horned Owl images from Assorted Owls gallery and created new Great Horned Owl Gallery
  • 09.01.09: added Bitterns Gallery with Least and American Bittern

August 2009

  • 08.28.09: added donated Vanity Plate ICA NOWL (UT) to Gallery 11
  • 08.28.09: added donated Vanity Plate RDRNNER (UT) to Gallery 14
  • 08.27.09: added Wood Stork 007 image
  • 08.19.09: added Wood Stork in Rarities and a Wood Stork Gallery
  • 08.10.09: added donated vanity plates: BLUE J (ME) in Gallery 01 and FLYAWAY (NJ) in Gallery 06

July 2009

  • 07.30.09: added Green Heron 520
  • 07.30.09: replaced two images with larger versions Burrowing Owl 255 and Lesser Nighthawk 027
  • 07.22.09: added section on Understanding PPI to Digital Tips article
  • 07.22.09: added Peregrine Falcon 022

June 2009

  • 06.18.09: added twelve new images: Abert's Towhee 118, Black-crowned Night-Heron 443, Gila Woodpecker 286, Great Blue Heron 460, Great Horned Owl 060, Great Horned Owl 086, Great Horned Owl 143, Song Sparrow 117, Verdin 164, Verdin 165, Verdin 167
  • 06.04.09: added six new images: American Avocet 642, Curve-billed Thrasher 501, Curve-billed Thrasher 504, Neotropic Cormorant 744, Song Sparrow 102, Song Sparrow 110

May 2009
  • 05.21.09: added new Yellow-rumped Warbler Gallery and moved some YRWA shots out of Assorted Warblers
  • 05.21.09: added images: House Finch 246, Lesser Goldfinch 255, Lesser Goldfinch 256, Lesser Goldfinch 257, Lesser Goldfinch 263, Lesser Goldfinch 264, Northern Cardinal 064, Northern Cardinal 069
  • 05.21.09: added Little Blue Heron images to Rarities section
  • 05.21.09: added Other Flycatchers Gallery
  • 05.21.09: added vanity plate DUXNGEZ to Gallery 05

April 2009

  • 04.26.09: added Common Moorhen Gallery
  • 04.26.09: added six new images: Broad-billed Hummingbird 028, Curve-billed Thrasher 480, Curve-billed Thrasher 481, Curve-billed Thrasher 482, Yellow-rumped Warbler 035, Abert's Towhee 188
  • 04.08.09: added two new images: Inca Dove 086 and Verdin 141
  • 04.04.09: added new gallery of Other Hummingbirds for Black-chinned and Rufous
  • 04.04.09: added new gallery for Redhead with added images and removed them from Assorted Ducks Gallery
  • 04.04.09: added new gallery for Ring-necked Duck with added images and removed them from Assorted Ducks Gallery
  • 04.04.09: added six other new images: Canada Goose 136, Canada Goose 137, Gila Woodpecker 271, Costa's Hummingbird 176, Northern Cardinal 048, and House Finch 207

March 2009
  • 03.29.09: Empidonax Flycatcher gallery added, primarily for identification purposes
  • 03.29.09: added donated Vanity Plate HERON (FL) to Gallery 11
  • 03.24.09: added donated Vanity Plate B2BRD (FL) to Gallery 01
  • 03.24.09: added an image showing cropping percentages to Digital Tips tutorial
  • 03.22.09: by request I've tweaked the Jpeg to Raw tutorial to make it easier to compare the final image to the initial image
  • 03.22.09: added three new images: Neotropic Cormorant 723, Redhead 057, and Inca Dove 084
  • 03.22.09: added two donated Vanity Plates: 551-AUK (CT) in Gallery 01, and TOWHEE (NJ) tan morph in Gallery 17
  • 03.15.09: added eight new images: Ruddy Duck 191, Ring-necked Duck 248, Redhead 036, Killdeer 673, Gila Woodpecker 267, Northern Mockingbird 309, Northern Mockingbird 310, and Curve-billed Thrasher 462
  • 03.10.09: Great Blue Heron 438 image added
  • 03.10.09: Sora 244 image added
  • 03.10.09: Blue-winged Teal 120 image added
  • 03.10.09: Pied-billed Grebe 352 and 354 images added
  • 03.10.09: Photographers 04 gallery added
  • 03.10.09: Donated vanity plate BRRDER (AZ) added to Gallery 09

February 2009

  • 02.26.09: Snowy Egret 147 image added
  • 02.26.09: Northern Pintail 310 image added
  • 02.26.09: Donated vanity plate PEREGRNE (ONT) added to Gallery 13
  • 02.25.09: Pied-billed Grebe 318 image added
  • 02.25.09: Canada Goose 117 image added
  • 02.25.09: Mallard 301 and 307 images added
  • 02.25.09: Anna's Hummingbird 433 and 434 images added
  • 02.24.09: added three new images to Abert's Towhee Gallery
  • 02.22.09: Sora Gallery added
  • 02.22.09: White-crowned Sparrow 370 image added
  • 02.22.09: Northern Mockingbird 306 image added
  • 02.10.09: American Avocet 630 image added
  • 02.10.09: Loggerhead Shrike 084 image added
  • 02.10.09: Loggerhead Shrike 085 image added
  • 02.10.09: Great-tailed Grackle 164 image added
  • 02.10.09: Donated vanity plate TRINGA (CA) added to Gallery 17
  • 02.08.09: Neotropic Cormorant 703 image added
  • 02.08.09: Loggerhead Shrike 073 image added
  • 02.08.09: Loggerhead Shrike 076 image added
  • 02.08.09: donated photographer image added
  • 02.01.09: Donated vanity plate GADWALL (ONT) added to Gallery 06
January 2009
  • 01.31.09: added three galleries of photographers
  • 01.20.09: Eared Grebe 072 image added
  • 01.20.09: Eared Grebe 131 image added
  • 01.20.09: Great Egret 281 image added
  • 01.20.09: Red-winged Blackbird 087 image added
  • 01.07.09: Great Blue Heron 423 image added
  • 01.06.09: six suggestions for the identity of the insect being eaten by the Chestnut-sided Warbler
  • 01.06.09: Donated vanity plate BUFFLHD (AZ) added to Gallery 09
  • 01.04.09: Chestnut-sided Warbler image added to Rarities section
  • 01.03.09: I've started a Photography Blog to discuss images and other matters of birding and photography

December 2008
  • 12.29.08: Arizona Birding Books article added
  • 12.29.08: Bronzed Cowbird 004 image added to Cowbirds Gallery (so "brown-headed" has been dropped from gallery name)
  • 12.28.08: Reddish Egret image added to Rarities section
  • 12.27.08: Peach-faced Lovebird Gallery added
  • 12.25.08: Kinglet and Gnatcatcher Gallery added
  • 12.25.08: Cactus Wren 358 image added
  • 12.25.08: Northern Mockingbird 286 image added
  • 12.25.08: Lark Sparrow 008 image added
  • 12.25.08: Dark-eyed Junco 012 image added
  • 12.23.08: Song Sparrow Gallery added (with 3 images promoted from Assorted Sparrows Gallery)
  • 12.21.08: Cedar Waxwing Gallery added
  • 12.21.08: Brewer's Sparrow 054 image added
  • 12.21.08: Great Egret 215 image added
  • 12.21.08: Great Blue Heron 275 image added
  • 12.21.08: Red-winged Blackbird 082 image added
  • 12.15.08: Green Heron 144 image added
  • 12.15.08: American Pipit Gallery added
  • 12.10.08: Your Daily Breeze features this web site. I am flattered to be included among the other excellent photographers featured.
  • 12.09.08: Donated vanity plate BARNOWL (WA) added to Gallery 04
  • 12.08.08: Donated vanity plate PEALEI (WA) added to Gallery 13. Dianna Moore explains: "I volunteer with a wildlife biologist who is doing research on site fealty of Peregrine Falcons here on the Washington coast. Most of the birds we capture and band are of the Peale's subspecies, falco peregrinus pealei, hence my plate."
  • 12.07.08: Donated vanity plate BIRDING (NM) added to Gallery 08
  • 12.05.08: Abert's Towhee 156 image added
  • 12.05.08: Great Egret 277 image added
  • 12.05.08: Cactus Wren 332, Cactus Wren 347 and Cactus Wren 350 images added
  • 12.05.08: Black-crowned Night-Heron 414 image added
  • 12.03.08: Curve-billed Thrasher 436 image added
  • 12.03.08: House Sparrow 035 image added
  • 12.03.08: Donated vanity plate A REDHED (ME) added to Gallery 01
  • 12.03.08: Vanity plates (from the same car) BRDNANY (AZ) and BRDSITR (CA) added to Gallery 09

November 2008
  • 11.27.08: Great Egret 274 image added
  • 11.27.08: Anna's Hummingbird 430 image added
  • 11.26.08: Donated Vanity Plate SNWY OW1 (ME) added to Gallery 16
  • 11.25.08: White-crowned Sparrow 346 image added
  • 11.24.08: Black-crowned Night-Heron 375 image added
  • 11.24.08: Black-necked Stilt 1040 image added
  • 11.23 08: I led the last official birdwalk of the season at Boyce Thompson Arboretum
  • 11.22.08: Northern Mockingbird Gallery added
  • 11.22.08: Great Egret 272 image added
  • 11.10.08: Black-crowned Night-Heron 384 image added
  • 11.10.08: Black Phoebe 025 image added
  • 11.08.08: Anna's Hummingbird 428 image added
  • 11.08.08: added a new section devoted to Rarities, and demoted the previous "bird of the week" page under it.
  • 11.08.08: House Finch 187 image added
  • 11.08.08: House Finch 189 image added
  • 11.03.08: Great-tailed Grackle 158 image added
  • 11.01.08: I was co-leader with Pierre Deviche for the birdwalk at Boyce Thompson Arboretum

October 2008

  • 10.29.08: Anna's Hummingbird 424 image added
  • 10.23.08: KIWI US (AZ) vanity plate added to Gallery 11
  • 10.18.08: I was co-leader with Troy Corman for the birdwalk at Boyce Thompson Arboretum
  • 10.16.08: Donated Vanity Plate HY-BIRD (WA) - Randy Hill added to Gallery 11
  • 10.16.08: Donated Vanity Plate REDPOLL (WA) - Randy Hill added to Gallery 14
  • 10.15.08: added pdf version of tutorial for download
  • 10.15.08: Donated Vanity Plate PICA (ME) - Anne Williams. Added to Gallery 13
  • 10.14.08: From Raw to Jpeg example tutorial added
  • 10.13.08: Donated Vanity Plate BIRDS (MA) - Bill Principe. Added to Gallery 08
  • 10.12.08: Black-crowned Night-Heron 367 image added
Early October 2008
  • SNYOWL (MA) - Kathy Mills. Now in Gallery 16
  • MPDONAX (CA) - Steve Sosensky. Now in Gallery 12
  • WEBIRD (AL) - Shelly Ducharme. Now in Gallery 18
  • GR8BLUE (WA) - Donated. Added to Gallery 02
  • RAILBRD (WA) - Donated. Added to Gallery 14
  • RDTLHWK (WA) - Donated. Added to Gallery 14
  • ICTERID (AZ) - Michael Wienhold. Added to Gallery 06

Science Blogs

The Mystery Bird Quiz at Science Blogs has now used 34 of my images as of 02.25.09:
  • Peach-faced Lovebird
  • Inca Dove
  • House Sparrow
  • Pine Siskin
  • Yellow-billed Loon
  • Lesser Nighthawk
  • Gilded Flicker
  • Mallard (adult Mexican race, duckling)
  • Neotropic Cormorant
  • American Avocet (adult, young)
  • Phainopepla (male, female)
  • Hutton's Vireo
  • Western Screech-Owl
  • Eurasian Wigeon
  • Northern Rough-winged Swallow
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet
  • Rusty Blackbird
  • Say's Phoebe
  • Black-chinned Sparrow
  • Verdin (juvie)
  • Bell's Vireo
  • Wilson's Snipe
  • Lucy's Warbler
  • Gambel's Quail
  • Violet-crowned x Broad-billed Hummingbird hybrid
  • Costa's Hummingbird (adult, immature)
  • Chestnut-sided Warbler
  • Ovenbird
  • White-collared Seedeater
  • Red-necked Grebe