Saturday, May 26, 2018

Annie at Walgrove Elementary School

Amazing Cast

Here's our Maddie


... and Sammy

Kelly Todd has been Walgrove's Musical Theater Director and ends her tenure with Annie. 

Monday, May 14, 2018

South Florida with High Lonesome Bird Tours

Celebrated Judy’s birthday with a trip to South Florida. She hoped to pick up at least 21 “life” birds for her American Birding Association list. Her expectation was exceeded thanks to our magnificent tour leaders Stephan Lorenz and Claudia Cavazos.

South Florida specialties on our target list.

Snail Kite

Shiny Cowbird

Mangrove Cuckoo

Gray Kingbird

White-crowned Pigeon

Short-tailed Hawk

Florida Scrub-Jay

"Countable exotics" in the greater Miami area.  

Red-whiskered Bulbul

Spot-breasted Oriole

White-winged Parakeets

Gray-headed Swamphen

Egyptian Goose

Nanday Parakeets

And more...

Least Bittern

Wood Storke


Brown-headed Nuthatch

Bachman's Sparrow

American Redstart

Bald Eagle

Black Vultures


White Ibis 

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron


Red-shouldered Hawk

Crested Caracara

Red-cockaded Woodpeckers


Black-bellied Plover 

Bridled Terns

Black Noddy (center) and Brown Noddies

Brown Boobies

American Flamingo

Judy (left) and Claudia (second on right)

Recorded 180 species

Camera Note. Olympus OMD EM1 Mk 2 with M.Zuiko 300 mm f/4.0 (plus 1/4 TC)
and iPhone 6s. Last photo courtesy of Claudia and her iPhone SE.