Category Archives: Birds

Wood Ducks in Trees

Wood Ducks in Trees I see my wood ducks all of the time, but rarely get decent photos of them. They tend to fly away as I approach my little wetland area. Usually they fly through some trees, over Meadow … Continue reading

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Phoebe Hatchlings

Phoebe Hatchlings.   These guys are about ready to fledge.   They are literally just outside our front door.

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Female Red-Winged Blackbird

Female Red-Winged Blackbird. She is clinging to a remnant of a lotus stalk from last summer. Like many bird species, the female is a bit bland compared to the male.  

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Prothonotary Warbler Male Singing

Prothonotary Warbler Male Singing This guy was singing away this evening down by Meadow Creek.

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Louisiana Waterthrush (Parkesia motacilla)

Louisiana Waterthrush (Parkesia motacilla) I have been wrong on bird identification a few times recently. Correct me if I am wrong, but I think this is a Louisiana Waterthrush. It was flitting around in my bottomland area near Meadow Creek. … Continue reading

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Louisiana Waterthrush

I did not know what this bird was at first. Pretty sure it is a Louisiana Waterthrush. I got a bit better picture in a subsequent post.

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Eastern Wood Pewee (Contopus virens)

I saw this Eastern Wood Pewee near Meadow Creek on my farm.

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