Painted Bunting

Most of the photos will not be like this one.

All photographs are © and may not be used without permission.
All rights reserved. No matter how poor the photo.

Note: Some photographs within this site were "taken through window" glass, "ttw" may be noted. The rest are just bad photos I have no excuse for ... Bad photographer, lens, light, childhood .... :):):)

Many of the local Utopia area species can be found on these pages and that is the main goal. For those without a bird book to be able to ID something they saw, or to know and appreciate what might be seen hereabouts. Over a hundred species are shown in the various pages. Some are grouped by habitat, others by type, or status.

With apologies, please note I am not interested in seeing out-of-area bird photos to ID.  :)

Please look up your *local* Audubon Society if you have a bird photo you would like ID'd, you should know someone there.  There is a chapter in every part of the state, and they are invariably loaded with all the great interesting local natural history folk that want to know what you saw.   :)

If you have something from the Utopia area, please ask first if over 1MB, Thanking you in advance for your kind consideration.   :)

These following categories below are strictly for the birds, with assorted pages to follow ...

The following are all assorted ...

All photographs within this site are copyrighted
and may not be used without permission.
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© M. and K. Heindel 2004-2022