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Tag Archives: Colorado River
Viewing the LCRV Swallow Spectacle
I love spectacles of migration, huge numbers of animals moving; no photos can do it justice. I have been lucky to have had the opportunity to see some of these amazing sights. Hundreds of thousands of Sooty Shearwaters off the California … Continue reading
Perception of Rare and the LCRV
Each of us has our own perception of what birds we consider rare and think of when someone says we saw a rare bird. Some would consider species with low world populations such as Whooping Crane as the only rare … Continue reading
Posted in Identification, LCRV, Migration, Techniques, Vagrants Tagged Arizona, California, Colorado River, Greater Scaup, Lake Havasu, Lake Mohave, LCRV, Pacific Loon 2 Comments
Shad Run: Of Rarities and Opportunistic Feeding
During fall and winter it is not infrequent to see a feeding frenzy suddenly form on Lake Havasu. Typically each feeding frenzy will only last a short time, but they can occur frequently while the fish are running. The actual … Continue reading
Posted in Lake Havasu, LCRV, Mohave County, Vagrants Tagged Colorado River, Common Merganser, Ecology, Fish, LCRV, Neotropic Cormorant, Redhead, Shad 2 Comments