These birds are notoriously difficult to photograph, and this is one of the few I’ve made which is at least “decent” and manages to capture the crown.
I’ve never seen a Red-throated Loon. I still haven’t. I’ll keep hoping. Common Loon, Bath Nature Preserve, 2020-04-03.
Bluebirds mob around this derelict wasps nest.
My previous post featured a Field Sparrow, so I thought it would be a good comparison to now feature a bird that is easily confused with the Field Sparrow; namely the American Tree Sparrow. There are a few key distinctions, two of which can been seen in my photograph. The American Tree Sparrow has a …
A close-up of a Field Sparrow from November 4th. Note the white eye-ring and pink bill, which are key field marks for this species.
The Northern Shrike has returned to Bath Nature Preserve. Today’s weather was abysmal for photography, and I did not have any high hopes. So it was a very pleasant surprise when I saw this rare visitor in the tree tops.
Eastern Bluebird at Bath Nature Preserve, 2019-11-17.
The snow and bitter cold did not keep these two doves away from the feeder at Bath Nature Preserve.