Camas Refuge – October 2019

Tuesday October 22, 2019

I had a doctor’s appointment in Idaho Falls in the late afternoon, so I rewarded myself for good behavior and spent the evening birding in Camas. Hundreds of Sandhill cranes were landing, eating, walking, and flying overhead. — Jenny

American kestrel

Mule deer & Sandhill cranes

Sandhill cranes

Assorted ducks

A few more ducks and geese

Gorgeous blues of early evening

Wind in the rushes make a lovely sound

More shades of blue


Yellow rumped warbler (I had to shoot these photos through my windshield)


Late autumn

More sandhill cranes

And a few more



Birds & Mammals

  1. American kestrels
  2. Common loon
  3. Black billed magpies
  4. Rock doves
  5. Northern harriers
  6. Red tailed hawks
  7. European starlings
  8. Sandhill cranes
  9. Western meadowlarks
  10. Northern pintails
  11. American coots
  12. Mallards
  13. Trumpeter swan
  14. Canada geese
  15. Northern shovelers
  16. Gadwalls
  17. Yellow rumped warbler
  18. Ruddy ducks
  19. Red winged blackbirds
  20. Yellow headed blackbirds
  21. Mule deer

— Jenny

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