SHOOT FIRST, ANSWER QUESTIONS LATER

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When a new or interesting bird appears I try to get a photo as soon as I can, even, or especially, of I don’t know what it is. On June 12th our Malheur Field Station birding trip went up Devine Canyon north of Burns.  We quickly began to find birds that are often hard to find down in the basin.  As Lewis’s Woodpeckers were fly catching far over our heads, above the lip of the nearly vertical canyon walls, I got a few hurried shots.  Look closely at this image, the top two are Lewis’s…but lower down is a bird with pale head and tail and dark wings…that is a Clark’s Nutcracker which most of our group didn’t get a good look at and which I did not notice when I was shooting:LEWO UPP (2)So we had a Lewis and a Clark…the only two birds named for the intrepid explorers who…

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