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4-H Photography Students Tour Sabino Canyon   Leave a comment

4-H photography students in Sabino Canyon — Images by kenne (Click on any of the tile photos to see a slideshow.)

Three Sabino Canyon Volunteer Nationalist (SCVN), Marty Horowitz, Jeffrey Banfield and myself spent a Friday afternoon with 4-H students interested in a photography nature walk in Sabino Canyon. Our objective was to provide knowledge information on nature and basic photography skills. The students hope to have a photo exhibit at the Pima County Fair. Some of the student’s families were also on the Sabino Canyon tour.

kenne

Luke, The Leucistic Male Phainopepla   Leave a comment

Luke --2 framed painting blogLuke, The Leucistic Male Phaninopepla — Computer Painting by kenne

People who visit Sabino Canyon and go on “Ned and Friends Nature Walks” know about “Luke,” (Click here to see Ned’s photo of Luke) the leucistic male phaninopepla with it white crest gracing his shiny black body.

Luke

Image by Marty Horowitz

Luke

He’s a striking bird,
Looking like a black cardinal,
“A bird black as the sun.”

What did you say he’s called?
Luke the phaninopepla!
This bird an’t no fable.

With his red eyes
and slender white crest
courting her with berries.

Protecting his territory
alone the trail of hearts
birders sing his song.

— kenne

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