Thursday, February 20, 2014

Birding without snowshoes

_Pat Pollack just sent in a report of today's birds. Thank heavens for faithful birders!
Brown Creeper -- photo by DAVID SPEISER - NYC - 10-22-2012

2/20/14, Thursday
Pat Pollock

Reservoir - lots of gulls, a few American Coots, Canada Geese, Mallards
Very clear, bright day for searching for the Iceland Gull but w/o a scope or snowshoes, cdn't do it
Feeders- (m) & (f) Baltimore Orioles, Anabella saw an American Tree Sparrow, Cooper's Hawk flew overhead, House Finches, Goldfinches, Carolina Wren, Dark-eyed Juncos, Brown Creepers, Downy W.P.s,
West side of Lake south of Hernshead, open water
3 Wood Ducks (2M's), 1 American Black Duck, 50? Northern Shovelers, Canada Geese, Mallards, some hybrid Mallards

Monday, February 17, 2014

Great Photos by MURRAY HEAD

How the Baltimore Oriole Gets Its Color

         And where a Carolina Wren gets his grub

The Ramble

All photos by MURRAY HEAD