Forecast: Birds

A very few of the birds noted on recent trips to Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, Central Park, and Green-Wood Cemetery:Exploration of nest box at Jamaica Bay’s West Pond. Troglodytes aedon. And then suddenly there were three of these bubbly-voiced House Wrens zooming about. But don’t fall for the small-is-cute thing. I reported this collar. Waiting to hear back.Agelaius phoeniceusBoom!Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus).The male. The female. Rather harder to photograph.Cardellina canadensis, Canada Warbler, one of the last migrants to arrive. Sturnus vulgaris.All ready to fledge — others have, while Baltimore Orioles are just starting their nests. Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus).Cedar Waxwing, Bombycilla cedrorum.

4 Responses to “Forecast: Birds”


    • 2 mthew May 22, 2018 at 7:19 am

      Somebody’s tracking experiment. Supposedly doesn’t bother the geese, and definitely easier to read from a distance than a band.

  1. 3 caitfc May 22, 2018 at 1:06 pm

    Thank you for these great pictures — I am a very novice bird watcher in the Clermont area, and your photos are the best. I just saw a male Rose-breasted Grosbeack a couple of days ago… Glad to know what it is!

    CFC


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