Archive for Dead Horse State Park

Bald Eagle on a Cold Morning

  It was a cold and wintry morning – sounds like a bad novel, doesn’t it? But that was when this Bald Eagle decided to pose for me at Dead Horse SP. What else could I do but play with him? Read more

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Green Heron Nesting

Green HeronThese photos were taken at Dead Horse Ranch State Park on Wed. June 6. I am indebted to the Lagoon host, Bill, for bring the Green Heron nest to my attention.

 

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Red-winged Blackbirds Setting up Territories

Several days ago – before our big snowstorm – I wrote a post concerning the observation that some Red-winged Blackbirds were making territorial calls but that all were still hidden in the bottom of the cattails.  All that has changed now. Read more

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Red-wing Blackbird Calls

This week I was walking around the Lower Lagoon at Dead Horse Ranch State Park and noticed an odd thing regarding the red-winged Blackbird community there. Read more

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Great Blue – Swan or Heron?

Do you know what a Great Blue Heron looks like in deep water?  Look at this Heron with his trout and see for yourself. Read more

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Bird Congregations at Dead Horse SP

Have you noticed that bird species which are very territorial in the spring and summer tend to flock in the winter? I have, and I think it’s rather interesting. Read more

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Birds at Dead Horse S. P. Dec 23, 2011

Never say there are no birds to be found on a cold and windy day; certainly not at Dead Horse State Park in December. These are some photos today: Read more

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