The Best of 2016

I was fortunate enough to get to some great places during 2016, including Nicaragua and the Southwestern United States; both first-time trips .

I have finally gone through all of my pictures and picked out some of my favorites. Enjoy!

acorn-woodpecker
Acorn Woodpecker
american-avocet-kiwanis-park-gilbert-water-ranch-7-13-16-11-1
American Avocet
american-bittern
American Bittern
american-pelican
American White Pelican
american-redstart-pheasant-branch-5-17-16-jeff-galligan-27-6
American Redstart
american-tree-sparrow
American Tree Sparrow
amnnas-hummingbird
Anna’s Hummingbird
arizona-woodpecker-mt-lemmon-madera-canyon-7-14-16-34
Arizona Woodpecker
bald-eagle-petenwell-1-24-16-28
Bald Eagle
bare-throated-tiger-heron
Bare-throated Tiger Heron
barred-antshrike
Barred Antshrike
bells-vireo
Bell’s Vireo
berryline-miller-canyon-7-15-16
Berryline Hummingbird
bewicks-wren-el-aribabi-7-16-16-20-1
Bewick’s Wren
black-and-white-warbler
Black-and-white Warbler
black-phoebe
Black Phoebe
black-vulture
Black Vulture
black-capped-chickadee
Black-capped Chickadee
black-capped-gnatcatcher-el-aribabi-7-17-16-40-3
Black-capped Gnatcatcher
black-crowned-night-heron-pheasant-branch-5-17-16-jeff-galligan-30
Black-crowned Night-Heron
black-headed-grosbeak-madera-canyon-7-15-16-4-1
Black-headed Grosbeak
black-headed-saltator
Black-headed Saltator
black-headed-trogan
Black-headed Trogan
black-legged-kittiwake-geeen-bay-12-12-16-19
Black-legged Kittiwake
black-necked-stilt
Black-necked Stilt
black-tailed-gnatcatcher-jpg
Black-tailed Gnatcatcher
black-throated-gray-warbler
Black-throated Gray Warbler
black-throated-sparrow
Black-throated Sparrow
blue-grosbeak-el-aribabi-7-16-16-42-3
Blue Grosbeak
blue-jay
Blue Jay
blue-crowned-motmot
Blue-crowned Motmot
blue-gray-gnatcatcher-mt-ord
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
blue-gray-tanager
Blue-gray Tanager
blue-throated-hummingbird-6
Blue-throated Hummingbird
bonapartes-gull
Bonaparte’s Gull
botteris-sparrow-madera-canyon-7-15-16-12
Botteri’s Sparrow
bridled-titmouse-mt-lemmon-madera-canyon-7-14-16-10-1
Bridled Titmouse
broad-billed-hummingbird-el-aribabi-7-17-16
Broad-billed Hummingbird
bronzed-cowbird-mt-lemmon-madera-canyon-7-14-16-35
Bronzed Cowbird
buff-throated-saltator
Buff-throated Saltator
burrowing-ps-edit
Burrowing Owl
bushy-crested-jay
Bushy-crested Jay
california-condor-7-20-16-1
California Condor
canada-goose
Canada Goose
canyon-towhee
Canyon Towhee
canyon-wren-7-29-16
Cactus Wren
canyon-wren-wren-el-aribabi-7-17-16-8-1
Canyon Wren
caspian-tern
Caspian Tern
cassins-sparrow-madera-canyon-7-15-16-9-2
Cassin’s Sparrow
chestnut-sided-warbler
Chestnut-sided Warbler
cinnamon-bellied-flowerpiercer
Cinnamon-bellied Flowerpiercer
clay-colored-thrush
Clay-colored Thrush
collared-aricari
Collared Aricari
common-bush-tanager
Common Bush Tanager
common-ground-dove
Common Ground Dove
common-loon
Common Loon
common-night-hawk-pheasant-branch-5-24-16-jeff-galligan-5
Common Nighthawk
common-potoo
Common Potoo
common-raven
Common Raven
common-tern
Common Tern
common-tody-flycatcher-granada-day-3-6
Common Tody Flycatcher
common-yellowthroat
Common Yellowthroat
curve-billed-thrasher
Curve-billed Thrasher
dickcissel
Dickcissel
downy-woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
dunlin-horicon-5-22-16-jeff-galligan-9-1
Dunlin
dusky-capped-flycatcher
Dusky-capped Flycatcher
eastern-meadowlark
Eastern Meadowlark
eastern-phoebe
Eastern Phoebe
eastern-screech-owl
Eastern Screech Owl
elegant-trogan
Elegant Trogan
emerald-toucanette
Emerald Toucanette
emerald-chinned-hummingbird
Emerald-chinned Hummingbird
five-striped-sparrow-el-aribabi-7-17-16-12-1
Five-striped Sparrow
gambels-quail
Gambel’s Quail
gilded-flicker
Gilded Flicker
golden-eagle
Golden Eagle
golden-crowned-kinglet
Golden-crowned Kinglet
golden-fronted-woodpecker
Golden-fronted Woodpecker
golden-hooded-tanager
Golden-hooded Tanager
grasshopper-sparrow
Grasshopper Sparrow
gray-hawk
Gray Hawk
gray-necked-wood-rail
Gray-necked Wood Rail
great-black-backed-gull
Great Black-backed Gull
greater-pewee
Greater Pewee
greater-prairie-chicken
Greater Prairie Chicken
greater-roadrunner
Greater Roadrunner
greater-scaup
Greater Scaup
great-horned-owl
Great-horned Owl
grovve-billed-ani
Groove-billed Ani
hepatic-tanager
Hepatic Tanager
hoffmans-woodpecker
Hoffman’s Woodpecker
hooded-oriole
Hooded Oriole
hooded-warbler
Hooded Warbler
house-wren
House Wren
inca-dove
Inca Dove
indigo-bunting
Indigo Bunting
ivory-gull
Ivory Gull
ladder-backed-woodpecker
Ladder-backed Woodpecker
least-grebe
Least Grebe
lesser-goldfinch
Lesser Goldfinch
limpkin
Limpkin
little-blue-heron
Little Blue Heron
long-tailed-manakin
Long-tailed Manakin
magnificent-hummingbird
Magnificent Hummingbird
magnolia-warbler-pheasant-branch-5-17-16-jeff-galligan-4
Magnolia Warbler
melodious-blackbird
Melodious Blackbird
mexican-jay-madera-canyon-7-15-16-49
Mexican Jay
montezuma-oropendola
Montezuma Oropendola
mottled-owl
Mottled Owl
mountain-chickadee
Mountain Chickadee
mourning-warbler
Mourning Warbler
nelsons-sparrow-barney-lake-7
Nelson’s Sparrow
northern-cardinal
Northern Cardinal
northern-flicker
Northern Flicker
northern-jacana
Northern Jacana
northern-mockingbird
Northern Mockingbird
northern-parula
Northern Parula
northern-waterthrush-pheasant-branch-5-17-16-jeff-galligan-26-9
Northern Waterthrush
olive-warbler-mt-lemmon-madera-canyon-7-14-16-28-4
Olive Warbler
orange-billed-solitary-thrush
Orange-billed Solitary Thrush
orchard-oriole-pheasant-branch-5-21-16-jeff-galligan
Orchard Oriole
pacific-parakeet-3-4
Pacific Parakeet
painted-bunting
Painted Bunting
painted-redstart
Painted Redstart
pale-billed-woodpecker
Pale-billed Woodpecker
palm-warbler
Palm Warbler
phainopepla-ash-canyon-7-15-16
Phainopepla
pine-warbler
Pine Warbler
purple-gallinule
Purple Gallinule
pygmy-nuthatch-flagstaff-mesa-sedona-7-26-16-17-3
Pygmy Nuthatch
pyrrhuloxia
Pyrrhuloxia
red-bellied-woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
red-breasted-nuthatch-9-25-16
Red-breasted Nuthatch
red-crowned-ant-tanager
Red-crowned Ant Tanager
red-eyed-vireo
Red-eyed Vireo
red-faced-warblermt-lemmon-madera-canyon-7-14-16-16
Red-faced Warbler
red-headed-woodpecker
Red-headed Woodpecker
ring-billed-gull
Ring-billed Gull with a Caspian Tern
rose-breasted-grosbeak
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
rosy-faced-lovebird
Rosy-faced Lovebirds
ruby-crowned-kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
ruby-throated-hummingbird
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
ruddy-ground-dove-kiwanis-park-gilbert-water-ranch-7-13-16-7
Ruddy Ground-Dove
rufous-browed-peppershrike
Rufous-browed Peppershrike
rufous-crowned-sparrow-el-aribabi-5
Rufous-crowned Sparrow
rufous-naped-wren
Rufous-naped Wren
rufous-tailed-hummingbird
Rufous-tailed Hummingbird
rusty-sparrow
Rusty Sparrow
savannah-sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
scarlet-tanager
Scarlet Tanager
scarlet-collared-tanager
Scarlet-collared Tanager
scrub-euphonia
Scrub Euphonia
sedge-wren
Sedge Wren
short-billed-dowitcher
Short-billed Dowitcher
slate-colored-junco
Slate-colored Junco
snail-kite
Snail Kite
song-sparrow
Song Sparrow
spotted-sandpiper
Spotted Sandpiper
spotted-towhee
Spotted Towhee
squirrel-cuckoo
Squirrel Cuckoo
stellars-jay-mt-lemmon-madera-canyon-7-14-16-17-3
Stellar’s Jay
streak-backed-oriole
Streak-backed Oriole
stripe-headed-sparrow
Stripe-headed Sparrow
summer-tanager-1-of-1-1
Summer Tanager
swamp-sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
tennessee-warler-selva-negra-managua-44
Tennessee Warbler
thayers-gull-gyrfalcon-1-3-16-16
Thayer’s Gull
tree-swalow
Tree Swallows
tufted-titmouse
Tufted Titmouse
tundra-swan
Tundra Swans
turquoise-browed-motmot-2-27
Turquoise-browed Motmot
verdin-madera-canyon-7-15-16-62-2
Verdin
vermillion-flycatcher-el-aribabi-7-16-16-33-4-1
Vermillion Flycatcher
vermillion-flycatcher-el-aribabi-7-16-16-33-5
Vermillion Flycatcher
violet-sabrewing
Violet Sabrewing
violet-crowned-hummingbird-el-aribabi-7-17-16-33
Violet-crowned Hummingbird
western-red-tailed-hawk
Red-tailed Hawk (Western)
western-wood-pewee-flagstaff-7-26-16-20-3
Western Wood Pewee
whitebreasted-nuthatch-mt-lemmon-madera-canyon-7-14-16-47
White-breasted Nuthatch
white-eyed-vireo-5-4-16-21
White-eyed Vireo
white-throated-magpie-jay
White-throated Magpie-Jay
white-winged-dove-mt-lemmon-madera-canyon-7-14-16-43
White-winged Dove being chased by a Bonaparte’s Gull
whooping-crane
Whooping Crane
willow-flycatcher
Willow Flycatcher
wilsons-snipe
Wilson’s Snipe
wilsons-warbler-pheasant-branch-5-17-16-jeff-galligan-7-2
Wilson’s Warbler
winter-wren12-30-16-17
Winter Warbler
wood-duck
Wood Duck
wood-thrush
Wood Thrush
woodhouse-jay-g-c-7-26-16-10
Woodhouse’s Jay
yellow-warbler
Yellow Warbler
yellow-billed-cuckoo-5-30-16-indian-lake-jeff-galligan
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
yellow-eyed-junco-mt-lemmon-madera-canyon-7-14-16-2
Yellow-eyed Junco
yellow-rumped-warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
yellow-throated-vireo
Yellow-throated Vireo

6 thoughts on “The Best of 2016

  1. A really great show of all your good work..keep it up! How are things going for you??? Cold weather this winter? I never was fond of Wisconsin winter. Are you traveling to do bird watching or mostly local? All is well here..our winter has been pretty mild. No big news from this end..keep in touch! Say hi to Dominique. Love Mom

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