Thursday, May 14, 2009

Splendid portraits

All species below were seen in the park yesterday and the day before by many, many birders. But only a few were immortalized on film by photographer David Speiser --

Gray Catbird

Black-throated Blue Warbler

Baltimore Oriole [female]

Baltimore Oriole [male]

Northern Parula Warbler

Red-eyed Vireo

PS from Marie: The warblers are on their way to nest elsewhere -- no warblers nest in Central Park. Some Baltimore Orioles, Red-eyed Vireos and Gray Catbirds do nest in the park, though many more are only stopping over for brief visits