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High up in the trees.

High up in the trees, I found a red shoulder hawk and a northern parula. There were also lots of woodpeckers in the trees, a pileated and two downys. Someone had left some seed on the boardwalk. The cardinal was … Continue reading

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Hot walk at Circle B Bar Reserve and a missed opportunity

Sandhill cranes on the ground and in the air. A red shoulder hawk hiding in the tree. I blew this out to get the details in his feathers to show up. A young limpkin stretching. A baby limpkin getting feed. … Continue reading

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Usual stuff at Chesnut Park

Not many birds at the park in early May. Plenty of deer though. And other usual critters. The grasshoppers were everywhere. This frog was living in the clogged water fountain. A few things from my walk at Chesnut Park in … Continue reading

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High up in the trees

A barred owl right over the trail. He looks so curious. He’s thinking “What is that constant clicking noise down there?” A few branches over was a baby. A few steps down the trail, a red shoulder hawk was up … Continue reading

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All the usual suspects at the “Bar”

A green heron hiding in the grass. This red shoulder hawk flew into a tree right over my head, grabbed a branch and flew off. He was working on a nest across the trail. Right when I saw this great … Continue reading

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Chesnut Park birds in November.

This guy has been hanging around this branch for a while now. Hoping for great blue herons this winter. Last year he built a nest but no luck with babies. The usual Carolina wren. Showing off. What a cutie! The … Continue reading

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If birds could talk

“I need to get an agent” said the limpkin who sat there while tons of people were taking his picture. “I’m going back to sleep” said the grumpy red shoulder hawk. “I’m not going to do anything interesting. Take my … Continue reading

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Little birds being watched by big birds.

My first blue headed vireo.  From a distance I thought it was a northern parula and wasn’t going to take the picture. I was thinking it was too far away and dark which it was but was glad I took … Continue reading

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Birds and bees at Chesnut Park

Some type of warbler. My first fall migration bird and I can’t tell what this is. I didn’t get a good shot of his back feathers. Any ideas? Another view. This was the only tiny bird I saw that morning … Continue reading

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Baby hawks at Circle B Bar Reserve

I saw the adult up in a tree and knew I was close by the nest. The babies were being very quiet. Thanks to Gary for pointing out the nest. At first I just saw one baby. Is that a … Continue reading

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