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common birds

  1. Juvenile Northern mockingbird

    Juvenile Northern mockingbird

    This juvenile mockingbird just started showing up at my feeder. I never saw him before until I recently added raisins to their menu. It looks like he's also been munching on the poke berries in my yard.
  2. Chubby, sleepy mourning dove

    Chubby, sleepy mourning dove

    Evidently my yard's getting a little boring. He takes a nap in the same spot every day between 3 and 5 pm.
  3. American crow

    American crow

    I know, I know, nest pics are out of bounds. But how about prepping for one? Here's an American crow collecting twigs from a marsh to build this year's home.
  4. Blue-grey Tanager

    Blue-grey Tanager

    A painting of the Blue-grey Tanager. A ubiquitous species found almost all over Costa Rica barring the highlands. Found in pairs and mixed flocks.
  5. Carolina wren in the snow

    Carolina wren in the snow

    Connecticut's first snowfall of the year didn't stop a feeder regular, a Carolina wren, from foraging for seeds. Actually, he's looking down waiting for me to wade through the snow and fill it.
  6. White-throated sparrow in the snow

    White-throated sparrow in the snow

    Connecticut's first snowfall of the year didn't deter this white-throated sparrow from trying to pick off seeds. Now that the seeding plants are done and because this species prefers to forage on the ground, this is probably the last I'm going to see of them this year.
  7. White-throated sparrow

    White-throated sparrow

    The cooler weather is bringing some new faces to my yard on the Connecticut shoreline. This guy, a white-throated sparrow, just showed up when the native plants started releasing seeds and spores. If you look closely at his beak, he's been munching on the pokeweed berries in the yard - which are...
  8. White-throated sparrow

    White-throated sparrow

    The cooler weather is bringing some new faces to my yard on the Connecticut shoreline. This guy, a white-throated sparrow, just showed up when the native plants started releasing seeds and spores. If you look closely at his beak, he's been munching on the pokeweed berries in the yard - which are...
  9. Blue Jay

    Blue Jay

    A blue jay perches on the side of the roof.
  10. Red-bellied woodpecker (female)

    Red-bellied woodpecker (female)

    My red-bellied woodpecker came back! I haven't seen her since July and feared she'd moved on, but here she is!
  11. Carolina wren

    Carolina wren

    Suet - the breakfast of champions!
  12. Fledgling sparrow

    Fledgling sparrow

    Can you believe his mother let him leave the house looking like that???
  13. Male House sparrow

    Male House sparrow

    Sparrows are actually an invasive species, but are now the most abundant in the world!
  14. House sparrow

    House sparrow

    House sparrows are are actually an invasive species, but are now one of the most abundant in the world! They are the bottomless pit of the bird world, literally eating anything.
  15. Self cleaning

    Self cleaning

    This is a female purple sunbird, common in urban and rural areas. I shot it in front my home at Calcutta.
  16. Blackbird female (Turdus merula)

    Blackbird female (Turdus merula)

    Not a bird I normally take but she was so close and almost asking please take my photo.
  17. Infamous House Sparrow

    Infamous House Sparrow

    I have these by the hundreds but they do keep me entertained as they are so active. Another manual setting for me.
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