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Calamity (Rock Pigeon)

Calamity closed her eyes.  Today was Earth Day; yet somewhere she’d read that we are supposed to pray for Whirled Peas.  The two concepts seemed muddled in her mind.  20 more words

Rock Pigeon [Columba livia ] ~ #12

I almost missed one from my March 21st visit to Burnaby Lake. Usually the pigeons are on the ground with the ducks, but on this trip they were not hanging about … except for this one guy surveying the situation from the trees. 6 more words

Birding

Lloyd Lunch Walk II

Bingo.

That, my friends, is a red tail.

I found the nest! One advantage to working super early on the 10th floor, I’m up with the birds. 140 more words

Red-tailed Hawk

Eurasian Collared Dove

After a brief visit last spring, our count of Eurasian Collared Doves increased to four yesterday, including what appears (above) to be a juvenile, in just a matter of weeks. 176 more words

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A few gulls

An unusual Mew/Common/Kamchatka Gull that has been delighting and confusing the local birders in Massachusetts. Doesn’t seem to know what a stir he’s causing. He just sits there and preens. 157 more words

Oliver

Birds of Color

American Kestrel, male

Ladder-Backed Woodpecker, male

Northern Flicker, Red-Shafted, male

Gilded Flicker or Northern Flicker, Red-Shafted, male

Gilded Flicker, female

Gila Woodpecker

 

Rosy-Faced Lovebirds

Rosy-Faced Lovebird, juvenile… 45 more words

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Winter Birding from the Comfort of Home

It turns out that despite its many, many hardships, winter can be a great time for bird watching.  One reason is that birds who normally spend their time breeding in the Arctic consider our climate perfect from November through March.   890 more words

Brooklyn Birding