Tag Archives: Verenigde Staten


Owls @ Sunset

Of course, while in the US, I had to go and look for Burrowing Owls. Over the years my most beloved American species. An easy one this time, since two years ago I had found […]

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Western Meadowlark

Without doubt, the Western Meadowlark has the most beautiful song I have heard from any bird in the US so far. So, when I drove around in South Park (CO, USA) last week, I recognised […]

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Wireless Western Kingbird

Over the years, most of the Kingbirds that I have seen were perched on fences and wires. Which makes sense, since they make for excellent look-out spots. But, truth to be told, I always hoped […]

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Red Necks

Last year around this time of year I was visiting California. One of the birds I was able to see and frame was the Red-necked Phalarope. One of those busy birds, as Phalaropes are by […]

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Mr Blue

Several times I had tried framing Western Scrub Jays, but always found them to be pretty shy. As soon as I aimed my camera they usually disappeared immediately. After a short hike at Point Lobos Park, […]

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California Quail

The California Quail almost looks unreal. At close inspection the patterns in the feathers are almost too good to be true. Not to mention the head plume… I guess you could call them ‘design birds’. […]

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Black Phoebe

One of the birds I encountered almost everywhere during my recent California trip was the Black Phoebe. Clearly showing why it’s in the family of flycatchers, it was usually hunting for insects from an exposed […]

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