Bobolink, Garden Valley, Idaho

Random Shots: June 2016


WC really was off photographing birds this past weekend, which is why there haven’t been a lot of blog posts. There’s still a big digital stack of photos to review, but here are some random shots and notes for the weekend’s efforts. This species had been a bit of a nemesis for WC. While they…

Male Sage Grouse Strutting His Stuff

Citizen Science: Sage Grouse Update


WC’s readers may recall that Mrs. WC signed up to participate in a Greater Sage Grouse survey earlier this spring. The idea was to have ground observers count the birds while an aircraft-based infrared camera conducted an aerial census. If the infrared technology proved reliable, the difficult task of counting Greater Sage Grouse would be made…