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Category Archives: Molt
Photo Study: Two Second-Cycle California Gulls
Phainopepla Fables has been on the back-burner lately as field work has kept us busy, and we’ve spent the past month or so catching up. We hope to update the blog more regularly now as we should have a little … Continue reading
Posted in Identification, Lake Havasu, LCRV, Mohave County, Molt, Species Profiles Tagged California Gull, Gull molt, Gull plumage, Second-cycle gulls 2 Comments
Species Profile: Franklin’s Gull
The Franklin’s Gull is an attractive member of one of my favorite groups. It is also always one of the highlights of spring waterbird migration in the LCRV. With a black hood and a pink blush to the chest even … Continue reading
Posted in Identification, Lake Havasu, LCRV, Migration, Molt, Species Profiles Tagged Franklin's Gull, LCRV 1 Comment
Warming temperatures and changes in the bird life are always a good sign that spring is here around Lake Havasu. Spring means not only changes in the bird life in the LCRV but also the start of the field season … Continue reading
Posted in Lake Havasu, LCRV, Molt, Nevada Leave a comment
With the new Phainopepla Fables, we’ll be presenting a broader range of topics. Here is something new and different than our typical posts centered around the LCRV! Hopefully this might generate interest into looking at molt and caring a bit … Continue reading
Posted in Molt Tagged Introduced, Molt, Parrots, Tropics 5 Comments