Birding Log

While all my photos live over in my bird albums in Flickr, this page is to capture the quick list of species I have seen and photographed. Want to know what settings and setup I use?


Texas (full album)

My Back Yard (Austin, TX) – 33 species

Red-winged Blackbird (Female) Blackbird (Red-winged) – Female
Female Northern Cardinal Male Northern Cardinal
female male
Cardinal (Northern)
Cedar Waxwing Cedar Waxwing
Carolina Chickadee Chickadee (Carolina)
Inca Dove Mating Pair Dove (Inca)
White-winged Dove Mating Pair Dove (White-winged)
Male American Goldfinch
male
Finch (American Goldfinch)
Male Lesser Goldfinch
male
Male black-backed lesser goldfinch
male black-backed
Finch (Lesser Goldfinch)
Female House Finch Male House Finch
female male
Finch (House)
Long-tailed Grackle Grackle (Long-tailed)
Juvenile Cooper's Hawk
juvenile
Hawk (Cooper’s)
Red-Shouldered Hawk Red-Shouldered Hawk
Mate 1 (younger, female?) Mate 2 (mature, male?)
Hawk (Red-shouldered)
2017 Mating Pair
Red-tailed Hawk Hawk (Red-tailed)
Male Black-chinned Hummingbird Hummingbird (Black-chinned male)
Blue Jay Jay (Blue)
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Kinglet (Ruby-crowned)
Northern Mockingbird Mockingbird (Northern)
Eastern Phoebe Phoebe (Eastern)
Chipping Sparrow Sparrow (Chipping)
House Sparrow Sparrow (House)
White-throated Sparrow Sparrow (White-throated)
Barn Swallow Swallow (Barn)
Black-crested Titmouse Titmouse (Black Crested)
Tufted X Black-crested Titmouse Hybrid Titmouse (Tufted/Black Crested Hybrid)
Black Vulture Vulture (Black)
Turkey Vulture Vulture (Turkey)
Orange-crowned Warbler Warbler (Orange-crowned)
Yellow-rumped Warbler Warbler (Yellow-Rumped)
Female Downy Woodpecker Woodpecker (Downy)
Golden-fronted Woodpecker - Female Woodpecker (Golden-fronted) – Female
Male Ladder-backed Woodpecker
male
Female Ladder-backed Woodpecker
female
Woodpecker (Ladder-backed)
Mating Pair of Red-bellied Woodpeckers Woodpecker (Red-bellied)
Carolina Wren Wren (Carolina)

Elsewhere in Texas

These are birds I saw in Texas while we were out and about that aren’t accounted for in the back yard section above. (16 species)
Red-winged Blackbird Blackbird (Red-winged)
Pace Bend State Park on Lake Travis
Gadwall hens Duck (Gadwall hens)
Hornsby Bend Bird Observatory, North Entrance, Austin, TX
Bald Eagle Eagle (Bald)
Lake Bastrop North to South Shore Trail
Juvenile Snowy Egret Egret (Snowy-Juvenile)
Lake Austin Trail
Vermilion Flycatcher Flycatcher (Vermilion)
Pace Bend State Park on Lake Travis
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Gnatcatcher (Blue-gray)
Commons Ford Park, Austin, TX
Great Blue Heron Heron (Great Blue)
Pace Bend State Park on Lake Travis
Killdeer Killdeer
Pace Bend State Park on Lake Travis
Eastern Meadowlark Meadowlark (Eastern)
Pace Bend State Park on Lake Travis
Osprey Osprey
Hornsby Bend Bird Observatory, North Entrance, Austin, TX
 Barn Owl Owl (Barn)
Leigh’s Land, West of Ft. Worth, TX
Eastern Screech-owl Owl (Eastern Screech-)
Andre & Leigh’s back yard, Austin, TX
Eastern Phoebe Phoebe (Eastern)
Commons Ford Park, Austin, TX
Common Raven Raven (Common)
Pace Bend State Park on Lake Travis
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sapsucker (Yellow-bellied)
Hornsby Bend Bird Observatory, North Entrance, Austin, TX
Female House Sparrow Sparrow (House-Female)
Town Lake Animal Center
Mute Swan Swan (Mute)
Lake Austin Trail
White-eyed Vireo Vireo (White-eyed)
Hornsby Bend Bird Observatory, North Entrance, Austin, TX
Pine Warbler Warbler (Pine)
Lake Bastrop North to South Shore Trail

Washington

My Back Yard & Anderson Island

Cardinal (Northern)
Cormorant (Double-crested)
Creeper (Brown)
Crossbill (Red)
Crow (American)
Eagle (Bald)
Finch (Gold)
Flicker (Northern)
Guillemot (Pigeon)
Gull (Laughing)
Gull(WhoKnows)
Hawk (Sharp-shinned)
Heron (Great Blue)
Hummingbird (Rufous)
Junco (Dark-eyed Oregon)
Kingfisher (Belted)
Mersanger (Common)
Loon (Common)
Raven (Common)
Robin (American)
Sanderlings
Sapsucker (Red-breasted)
Scoter (Surf)
Sparrow (Fox)
Sparrow (Golden-crowned)
Sparrow (Song)
Sparrow (White-crowned)
Swallow (Barn)
Towhee (Spotted)
Waxwing (Cedar)
Wren (Pacific)
Woodpecker (Pileated)

Elsewhere


Louisiana (mostly New Orleans Area)

I’m listing all the birds sighted, but only sharing images of unique sightings or particularly cool photos 🙂
Female Anhinga Anhinga female
Blackbird (Red-winged)
Cardinal (Northern)
Cormorant (Double-crested)
Crow (American)
Eagle (Bald)
Cattle Egret Egret (Cattle)
Snowy Egret Egret (Snowy)
Laughing Gull Gull (Laughing)
Red-shouldered Hawk Hawk (Red-shouldered)
Red-tailed Hawk Hawk (Red-tailed)
Heron (Great Blue)
White Ibis Ibis (White)
Jay (Blue)
Kinglet (Ruby-crowned)
Swallow-tailed Kite Kite (Swallow-tailed)
Osprey Osprey
American White Pelican Pelican (American White)
Eastern Phoebe Phoebe (Eastern)
Robin (American)
Spotted Sandpiper Sandpiper (Spotted)
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sapsucker (Yellow-bellied)
Savannah Sparrow Sparrow (Savannah)
Blue-headed Vireo Vireo (Blue-headed)
Black Vulture Vulture (Black)
Turkey Vulture Vulture (Turkey)
Warbler (Yellow-rumped)
Waxwing (Cedar)
Woodpecker (Downy)
Woodpecker (Red-bellied)

Other – Utah, etc

California Condor #722 Condor (California)
Marble Canyon, AZ – This is condor #722, a 3 year old female that was one of the first 4 chicks to hatch in the wild in AZ.
American Coot Coot (American)
Virgin River Trails, City of St. George, UT
Eurasian Collared Dove Dove (Eurasian Collared)
Back yard in St. George, UT
Mourning Doves Dove (Mourning)
Back yard in St. George, UT
Male Black-chinned Hummingbird Hummingbird (Black-chinned)
Virgin River Trails, City of St. George, UT
Female Costa's Hummingbird female
Male Costa's Hummingbird male
Hummingbird (Costa’s)
Back yard, St. George, UT
Western Scrub Jay Jay (Western Scrub)
Zion National Park, UT
American White Pelicans Pelican (American White)
Great Salt Lake, UT
Say’s Phoebe Phoebe (Say’s)
Back yard in St. George, UT
Female Gambel's Quail female
Male Gambel's Quail male
Quail (Gambel’s)
Virgin River Trails, City of St. George, UT
Greater Roadrunner Roadrunner (Greater)
Back yard in St. George, UT
European Starling Starling (European)
Newport, OR
Spotted Towhee Towhee (Spotted)
Zion National Park, UT
Verdin Verdin
Virgin River Trails, City of St. George, UT
Lucy’s Warbler Warbler (Lucy’s)
Virgin River Trails, City of St. George, UT
Canyon Wren Wren (Canyon)
Malad Gorge State Park, Idaho
Rock Wren Wren (Rock)
Virgin River Trails, City of St. George, UT