Sunday, March 14, 2010

Pedernales Falls State Park

Took a drive out to Pedernales Falls State Park to visit the bird blind and see how it was constructed. Here are a few of the birds we saw...

Lesser Goldfinches 
(Carduelis psaltria)


 
Not sure about this ID...  about the same size as a Lesser Goldfinch but I don't think it is a female LGF because of the white eye-ring.


Black-crested Titmouse
(Baeolophus atricristatus)



Northern Mockingbird
 (Mimus polyglottos)


Three House Finches (one red male, one orange male, & one female)
(Carpodacus mexicanus)



Dark-eyed Junco
(Junco hyemalis)
The park volunteer pointed this bird out to me and identified it.  Not an uncommon bird but the first one I've ever seen.

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