Saturday, July 05, 2008

Birding With the Kids

From left to right: Aimee, Me (Benjamin), Zachary, Matthew, Jeremy (in front), Katrina. We were birding at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, a 15,000 acre reserve on the Columbia River floodplains near Vancouver WA.

Starling


Wilson's Snipe



Barn Swallow


Butterfly...no idea what kind


Great Blue Heron


Red-winged Blackbird

3 comments:

Adam Nisbett said...

Great photos! Snipe can sometimes be hard to approach without spooking them.

Stephen Bittner said...

I love the barn swallow shots! Nice work.

Benjamin said...

Thanks! I really need to get out there again this week before I leave for CA/TX--such a neat birding location. The lower Barn Swallow photo was taken by Zach.