Sunday, January 27, 2008

I Believe Your Bill Is Curved!

I went back through my pics from the South Mountain Park trip in Phoenix from last week and found a bird shots I didn't remember taking. I was so excited about the Gila Woodpecker that I overlooked these shots of the Curve-billed Thrasher. He was only around for just a minute for I got a few pics.

I have Brown Thrashers during the summer here in Arkansas but they have migrated for the winter. The Curve-billed thrasher doesn't migrate like the Brown Thrasher does. This is probably because they live in such a warm climate, no need! They also have a very distinctive orange-yellow eye.

Stay tuned for my next few posts. I was able to go to the Grand Canyon and do some sight seeing on Friday. The snowy view was outstanding and I also got some shots of a few birds that I added to my life list!


Larry said...

That's great...I always liked Brown Thrashers, which we have a few of in CT. Seeing a Curved-billed Thrasher must have been a big thrill for you! I would love to see a Gila Woodpecker as well - nice photos!

J. Karl Clampit said...

I was definitley excited about the whole trip. It was nice to see a different group of birds compared to what I'm used to!

Matt said...

looks like you had fun!


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