Birding the Black Hills area Dec. 1-3, 2011
Gray-crowned Rosy-finches on Bear Butte
A good sized flock of these finches were feeding
on the south side of the butte, below the saddle.
Notice the bristles protecting the nostrils
American Dipper in Spearfish Canyon is four months older, now a
record 7 years, 6 months.
Pygmy Nuthatches on Battle Mountain near Hot
Pygmy Nuthatch with a pine nut