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Western Wood-pewee

It has not rained in Big Valley for several months and for over a month temperatures have been unusually high – a stressful time for all flora and fauna, including humans. Recently Leonard and I noticed birds in our yard … Continue reading

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Black Phoebe

Black phoebes (Sayornis¬†nigicans) are flycatchers of the Southwest. They range up through western California and into extreme southern Oregon. Mostly resident within their range, they¬†do very little migrating. We only see an occasional stray here on our property in Modoc … Continue reading

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