Bird Photography by Kay Ekwall

Kay's Feathered Friends

Black-Headed Grosbeak/Pheucticus melanocephalus

Female: Appears like an overgown Sparrow. Overall brown with lighter-colored chest and belly, prominent white eyebrows and a large two-toned bill. The Male has a burnt orange chest, neck and rump, black head, tail and wings with irregular-shaped white wing patches, large bill with upper bill darker then lower.

The juvenile is similar to the adult of the same sex. They migrate to Mexico, Central America and South America.


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Slideshows of some of our feathered friends

NOTE: many of the slideshows and headings
might not work right now since flash player
has been discontinued. I will endeavor to
reconstruct new ones for this and all my
other websites but it will take awhile.
Please check back at some time in the future.
Thank you for your patience, Kay

Eurasian Collared Dove

Canadian Geese

Great Blue Heron

Great White Egret

Sea Gulls



Photographs by Kay Ekwall and JP Ekwall

Josephine County, Southern Oregon


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