PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: MORE SPRING BIRD SIGHTINGS

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East County News Service

April 26, 2016 (Jacumba Hot Springs) – Thanks to Eric Kallen of http://jacumbabirding.com/ for sending in these gorgeous photos of some colorful birds spotted during springtime in East County.  Below are his notes:

Lazuli Bunting adult male (cover photo):  One of our most colorful and relatively common migrant and breeding species. Jacumba 4-25-16

Black-headed Grosbeak probably adult female (below):  Common migrant and breeding species.  Jacumba 4-25-16

Rose-breasted Grosbeak (right.  For comparison - Tecolote Canyon  May 2008)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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