Belding's Savannah Sparrow ~ This Savannah Sparrow is of the Pacific Coastal sub-species, Belding's. It is darker than the other sub-species, but retains the yellow eyebrow. It was photographed at Bolsa Chica Estuarine Reserve in Huntington Beach, CA.
Bird on a Wire ~ This Mountain Bluebird was photographed at the San Jacinto Wildlife Area in Southern California. About 20 of these birds were perched on fenceposts, fence wire, and were hovering in the air. Very beautiful to see these wintering birds.
Hepatic Tanager ~ This beautiful red bird is usually seen in the mountains of the southwest. It is very rare in Southern California. This one was photographed in Imperial Beach, California, in this Coral Tree where it has wintered for the last few years.