The Common Yellowthroat is one of the first birds that I noticed before birding became a passion. I’ll never forget disembarking from a canoe on the Beaver Creek in Ohio, walking around a shrub and coming face to face with this tiny masked bandit! I still call it the bandit bird! For such a […]
Here are a few more pictures from our trip to Cape May in late September. Again, I included some interesting poses that show feather patterns not normally seen. The previous blog is here: Gorgeous Fall Warblers from Cape May trip–Part I. Enjoy!
A couple of weeks ago, I had the fun of birding at a neighbor’s family farm up the hill from our house in Muncy Hills, PA. John and Leah Tewksbury have over 40 beautiful acres of mixed farmland, open meadows and hardwood forest where they grow heirloom vegetables, herbs, and shitake mushrooms for customers […]
This morning I had the fun of taking some old friends birding on my hill. They are newbies to birding, but very excited to learn. The road up my hill and back down goes through various habitats with fields, deep woods and ravines, and brushy areas. Different habitats means different birds. The day started out […]
Young Swallows and Phoebes were not the only babies seen the other morning by kayak. Young warbler families were also active along the lakeside at Montour Preserve. There were several Common Yellowthroat families skulking in the vines and dogwood by the water, very upset that I was invading their territory. Yellow warblers also abounded, and two […]
What do you call a nature walk by kayak? Not sure, but I love early mornings all alone in my kayak at Montour Preserve near my home. Here are some images I captured from this morning. I am in awe of our Great Creator!!