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Female Baltimore Oriole

We awoke on our last morning at Shenandoah River State Park to cool temperatures, low humidity and bright blue skies. Walking around the area near our cabin, looking for the Red-Headed Woodpeckers I had seen the previous day, I saw a flash of bright yellow. 158 more words


Birding + American Mink At Lasalle Marina, Burlington

Lasalle Marina is a charming, quiet spot offering (1) lovely views of the Burlington Skyway as well as (2) the contrast of stately homes dotting the water’s edge versus the industrial plants and commercial activity on the opposite shore versus the pleasure crafts. 40 more words

Ontario Birds


Just recently avian parents have started bringing their newly fledged offspring to the bird feeders to show them where to get a free meal.  I heard Baltimore Orioles vocalizing in the oak trees in the backyard, so I quickly added some grape jelly to the hummingbird feeder.   247 more words


Birds of Early Summer

The second week of May many of the spring birds returned to the farm. The Rose-breasted Grosbeaks, Baltimore Orioles, Grey Catbirds, Ruby-throated Hummingbirds, and Song Sparrows all returned at about the same time. 327 more words

Bird Photography

You're not a woodpecker

A female Black-headed Grosbeak is quite fond of the woodpecker bar on one of the pine trees.


Birding on a Hot, Humid Evening

Today was truly a classic Mid-Atlantic summer afternoon – temperatures in the high 90′s, high humidity, and just a bit of a breeze to occasionally take the edge off the heat. 180 more words