Category Archives: Flycatchers

Lots to share

I’ve been trying to get outside at least an hour a day for the past few weeks.  It’s definitely getting chillier out (although we did have a freaky warm day recently!) and I can hardly believe Halloween is only 2 … Continue reading

Posted in Birds of Prey, Chickadees and Titmice, Ducks, Finches, Flycatchers, Thrushes, Towhees, Waxwings | 1 Comment

The chilly days have begun

Seems like fall has arrived.  I don’t mind the cooler weather, but I wish the sun had been out a bit more this week.  It’s so hard to photograph in the woods when it’s not bright and sunny.  I tried … Continue reading

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Fall Migration

I love migration time!  The birds are active, I often see ones I’ve never seen before, and I get to practice my id skills.  Fall migration is a bit more challenging than in the spring–the leaves are still on the … Continue reading

Posted in Ducks, Flycatchers, Hummingbirds, Vireo, Wood-warblers | 2 Comments

Why must some people be so cruel?

I had a really upsetting thing happen a few days ago while walking near the river. Three twenty-somethings, two men and a woman, were entertaining themselves by throwing huge rocks at a family of ducks. The baby ducks couldn’t fly … Continue reading

Posted in Butterflies, Cardinal, Finches, Flowers, Flycatchers | 6 Comments

A fabulous 4th of July weekend.

Nothing like a three day weekend!  We’re getting a thunderstorm right now, but the long weekend was fabulous.  I spent most of the day Friday taking pictures and I have lots to share.     These little Warbling Vireos are … Continue reading

Posted in Blackbirds, Butterflies, Chipmunks, Flycatchers, Gnatcatchers, Sparrows, Squirrels, Vireo, Waxwings, Wrens | 6 Comments

Summertime!

It doesn’t matter what the calendar says.  It’s summer!  The last day of school was yesterday! I am so looking forward to taking more regular walks.  I only got out one morning last week and just had time to go … Continue reading

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Great Crested Flycatcher

I found a new bird (new to me at least)!  This is a Great Crested Flycatcher:     I knew two things right away:  it was a flycatcher, and it was quite a bit larger than any flycatcher I had … Continue reading

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