Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Avians and others, plain and fancy, currently on view in Central Park

More of what I missed the week I was away

Some common nesters:
American Robin among unfolding leaves - 5/4/08- photo by Murray Head

Red-winged Blackbird - photo by Eleanor Tauber

Fancy migrants who do not nest in Central Park:

Common Yellowthroat - 5/4/08

Blue-winged Warbler 5/4/08

Prairie Warbler 5/3/06

A lovely migrating species that nests here:

Baltimore Oriole bathing - 5/3/08
4 photos above by David Speiser

And in the interest of class biodiversity:

American Bullfrog in the Gill--photo by Eleanor Tauber