Black Capped Tanager

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I saw this shiny bird on a post shared by a friend — so beautiful — the black-capped tanager of Ecuador! I hope to see it in person one day.

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Common Moorhen

Common Moorhen

Birding Bonelli

Eurasian collared dove

Osprey
Mourning Doves
Purple Finch

Hummingbirds (Allen’s / rufous)
Song sparrows
Lesser Goldfinches
Green Heron (2)
Common Moorhen

Western Grebe
Mallard Ducks

Barn swallows

American Coot
Snowy Egret
Great White Egret

Black-crowned Night Heron

Great Blue Heron
Killdeer
Brown Pelicans
Brandt’s Cormorant

Bushtits
Canadian Geese

Black phoebes
Muscovy Ducks
Western Bluebird
California Towhee

Brewer’s Blackbirds
Brown-headed cowbirds
Red-winged blackbirds

Greater Roadrunner

Crow Sculptures in the Children’s Garden at the Huntington Library

Crow Sculptures in the Children's Garden at the Huntington Library (Aug 2018)

Black Turnstone

Black Turnstone at Victoria Beach
Saturday, July 28, 2018
Laguna Beach, CA

Heermann’s Gull

Heermann'sGull

Saturday, July 28, 2018
Laguna Beach

Handlist of Birds Seen in England, Summer 2018

Leeds Castle
Barnacle Geese
Black-headed Gull
Brown Wood Owl
Chacao Owl
Eurasian Eagle Owl
Harris Hawk
Snowy Owl
Steppe Eagle
White-Fronted Goose

Canterbury Cathedral, WWI Memorial
English Robin

Warwick Castle
Andean Condor
Black Kite
Egyptian Vulture
Golden Eagle
Milky Eagle Owl

University of Leeds
Magpie
European Kestrel
Giant Saker Falcon
Merlin
Red-Tailed Buzzard
Saker Falcon
White-Faced Owl

Whitby
House Martin
Sand Martin
Seagulls
Shag
House Sparrows
Swifts
Wild Pheasant (from the train window)

York (on the river)
Canada Geese
Coots
Seagulls

Kennilworth Castle
Stock Pigeons

Royal Victoria Park, Bath
Canada Geese
Common Gull
Garganey (female)
Great Black-Backed Gull
Herring Gull
Lesser Black-Backed Gull
Mallards
Moorhen
Rock Doves
Yellow-Legged Gull

Stonehenge
Carrion Crow

Abbey in Lacock
Nightingale

Castle Combe
Mute Swan

Wells
Jackdaw

Chalice Well Garden, Glastonbury
Cuckoo

Glastonbury Abbey
Moorhen

England
Blackbird
Chough
Scaup
Starling
Stock Dove
Woodpigeon

Resources:
https://www.rspb.org.uk/birds-and-wildlife/wildlife-guides/bird-a-z/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/22527420