Our most regular regular, Stephen Barnard from Idaho, sent photos over a few weeks, which I’ve compiled here. His notes are indented. First, a video [be sure to put on full screen]:
This is a digiscoped video of a Wilson’s Snipe (Gallinago delicata) calling from his favorite perch across the creek, near where I’m 99% sure there’s a nest. He’s persistent. I hear him all day long.
I photographed this Pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) on the way to Stanley, Idaho.
A pair of Sandhill Cranes (Grus canadensis) with a half-grown colt (second photo) has been hanging out in one of the fields. I hoped to get a family photo but they didn’t cooperate. The colt makes the same call as the adults, but in a higher register.
I was pleased to see a pair of native Mourning Doves (Zenaida macroura). They’re greatly outnumbered…
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