I'm not sure if it's due to changing precipitation levels or food sources, but, Heppler's Ponds is sometimes a hit or miss birding site for me. Seeing the female Bullock's Orioles there was truly an unexpected great find. As it was late August, there were wildflowers in bloom along the farm fencing beside the immense pasture and a beautiful blue sky day for … [Read more...] about Bullock’s Orioles at Heppler’s!
Taking time for Sunday birding drive to check out what birding may be near you can yield some pretty cool surprises or adventures for you. Pack a light snack, some water and crank up the engine! California Dreamin' on a January Day A venture up through the barnyards near me and open grassy terrain towards Heppler's Ponds proved to be quite surprising. Nothing like birding … [Read more...] about Sunday Birding Yields a Covey of California Quails!