Saturday, April 29, 2017

Belle Isle Marsh spring

                                                                     More from spring
                                                                   Tree Swallow

                                                          Snowy Egret with prey
                                                                   Yellow Warbler
                                                                     Northern Flicker

Monday, April 17, 2017

More from spring

                                                      Black-crowned Night Heron
                                                 American Eel at Belle Isle Marsh
                                                      Osprey pair at Belle Isle Marsh
                                                                     Hermit Thrush
                                                             Yellow-shafted Flicker
                                                              Red-winged Blackbird

                                                                    Turkey Vulture

                                                                    Glossy Ibis
                                                                     Palm Warbler
                                                              Pectoral Sandpiper
                                                                 Eastern Bluebird

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

American Oystercatchers & Migration

A few pictures of the American Oystercatcher pair, female with band #25.  Other than thoese guys. lots of other birds on the move. There has been a steady stream of Kinglets, Flickers, and Palm Warblers moving through the yard. Piping Plovers have returned to our local beaches, and raptor migration is starting to pick up as they head north to breeding grounds.

                                                         Golden-crowned Kinglet

                                                               American Kestrel - female

                                                                       Palm Warbler
                                                             Red-breasted Nuthatch
                                                            Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Tuesday, April 4, 2017


A few Fox Sparrows in the yard the the first returning Greater Yellowlegs.