Sometimes when I’m birdwatching

Posted by jbc on October 16th, 2018 at 9:18 pm

Sometimes when I’m birdwatching

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pedromgabriel: – Daydream – by Pedro Gabriel Instagram

Posted by jbc on October 16th, 2018 at 5:08 pm


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pedromgabriel:

– Daydream –

by Pedro Gabriel

Instagram

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Sometimes when I’m birdwatching

Posted by jbc on October 16th, 2018 at 2:03 pm

Sometimes when I’m birdwatching

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debunkshy:Swainson’s HawkGoshen County, WY16 July 2018

Posted by jbc on October 16th, 2018 at 12:04 pm

debunkshy:

Swainson’s Hawk
Goshen County, WY
16 July 2018

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Say’s Phoebe (Sayornis saya)Santa Monica Creek, 2018-10-16

Posted by jbc on October 16th, 2018 at 9:28 am

Say’s Phoebe (Sayornis saya)

Santa Monica Creek, 2018-10-16

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rebeccapearson: sybil in every episode: 1x03I think it’s…

Posted by jbc on October 15th, 2018 at 9:58 pm

rebeccapearson:

sybil in every episode:

1×03
I think it’s terrific that people make their own lives, especially women. Write to them today and name me as your reference. I can give it without ever specifying precisely what your work here has been.

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savingoursanity: Me once I’m in a room trying to remember what/why I entered there for in the first…

Posted by jbc on October 15th, 2018 at 9:58 pm

savingoursanity:

Me once I’m in a room trying to remember what/why I entered there for in the first place 

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Sometimes when I’m birdwatching

Posted by jbc on October 15th, 2018 at 5:43 pm

Sometimes when I’m birdwatching

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filmgifs: Money is not life’s report card. Being successful…

Posted by jbc on October 15th, 2018 at 5:03 pm

filmgifs:

Money is not life’s report card. Being successful doesn’t mean anything in and of itself. It just means that you’re successful, but that doesn’t mean that you’re happy.

Lady Bird (2017) dir. Greta Gerwig

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hiimlesphotos: Snacking

Posted by jbc on October 15th, 2018 at 12:08 pm

hiimlesphotos:

Snacking

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Townsend’s Warbler (Setophaga townsendi)Another shot of the…

Posted by jbc on October 15th, 2018 at 12:08 pm

Townsend’s Warbler (Setophaga townsendi)

Another shot of the little dude who made my morning at the local cemetery.

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Sometimes when I’m birdwatching

Posted by jbc on October 15th, 2018 at 11:43 am

Sometimes when I’m birdwatching

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Dæmon Analysis: Vesper Sparrow

Posted by jbc on October 15th, 2018 at 11:38 am

urbandaemons:

Personality: Cheerful, outgoing, opportunistic. Vesper sparrows like to see the best in people and in different situations. As a rule, they tend to stay with a large circle of friends, and get lonely easily. People with vesper sparrow dæmons may not seek out change, but if it comes their way they roll with it, and they excel at recognising a promising opportunity.

Historical/Contemporary Figure: Jimmy Fallon (TV show host)

Fictional Characters: Kaylee Fry (Firefly)
                                                                                                         – Raylen

#317

I think it’s my favorite place in the county, San Miguelito Road. Every time I’ve gone there it’s felt special. I was thinking about it yesterday, trying to figure out what it is, specifically. I think it’s the lack of traffic. It’s 10 miles deep in the winding hills south of Lompoc. There are a few farms, and a distant view of the ocean, but the road just ends at the locked gate for Vandenberg (where they do the west coast rocket launches), so no one really goes there. I arrived at sunrise and stayed most of the day, walking down the middle of the paved road birdwatching, and in all that time I think I saw four cars on the road not counting mine.

I was there because there’s a Pinyon Jay irruption happening, and last week someone saw the first Pinyon Jays in Santa Barbara County since 2000 along that road. There’s no reason to think they’re still there; Pinyon Jays are notorious wanderers, thinly spread and hard to find even within their normal range, and these were on the far side of the county from where they presumably entered, via the mountains south of Cuyama. But it was as good a place as any to find them, and I really like going there. So I went.

I mentioned in the tags of a different post about all the great raptors I saw: Golden Eagle, Ferruginous Hawk, and Prairie Falcon, for starters, each one a legit bird celebrity that would have made my day on its own. But the real star for me were two little brown jobs skulking in the close-cropped grass next to the road: gray-brown streaking, complete white eye ring, light malar patch surrounded by a dark border; yeah! Vesper Sparrow!

I’d been thinking about Vesper Sparrows a lot lately.

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Sometimes when I’m birdwatching

Posted by jbc on October 15th, 2018 at 8:58 am

Sometimes when I’m birdwatching

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“I really wish my notifications would be filled up with comments on that high-volume post I commented…”

Posted by jbc on October 15th, 2018 at 8:58 am

“I really wish my notifications would be filled up with comments on that high-volume post I commented on so I know I can Br0wse 1000s 0f pr0files and get laid t0night! Free registrati0n! 0nly t0day! Click 0n text!”

No one ever

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90377: Memories of August by 90377Instagram | Etsy Shop

Posted by jbc on October 15th, 2018 at 7:08 am

90377:

Memories of August by 90377
Instagram | Etsy Shop

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Sometimes when I’m birdwatching

Posted by jbc on October 14th, 2018 at 10:28 pm

Sometimes when I’m birdwatching

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mostlythemarsh: The Walk Home

Posted by jbc on October 14th, 2018 at 5:08 pm

mostlythemarsh:

The Walk Home

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witchinghourz:Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) dir….

Posted by jbc on October 14th, 2018 at 12:03 pm

witchinghourz:

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) dir. Michel Gondry

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