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Slate Junco and Tree Sparrows (all North American Tree Sparrows)
Tree Sparrow, no. 3 – Upper mandible is darker than lower part of beak.
Steller's Jay This Western cousin of the blue jay is found in mountainous areas.
Nutcracker Found in American and Canadian Rockies near
timberline in summer.
near timberline in summer.
The cranes visited our back yard in June, 2019, and I reported them to crane conservation groups.
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Birds are very difficult to photograph because of the high magnifications and high shutter speeds needed. Professionals often overcome this by having the birds become accustomed to a camera and flash unit, possibly camouflaged, at close range over many days. The photos are then taken with remote trigger equipment.