Thursday, June 29, 2006
Goldfinch 1. What I thought was a Prothonotary Warbler is more likely a female goldfinch. My only view of the birds were from below, and I thought we had the warbler, since I did not see any black as in a Goldfinch. But the bill is not correct for a warbler,so I'll concede it to be a Goldfinch.
Wednesday, June 28, 2006
Tuesday, June 27, 2006
Red-winged Blackbird with Mayfly. This guy was going crazy as Scott, Ed and I walked down one section of the boardwalk at Cooper Park on Sunday morning. He had this Mayfly in his mouth, ready to feed his babies, but we were in the way, and he let us know about it in no uncertain terms.
Scott and Ed found two baby Red-winged Blackbirds in the dried weeds next to the boardwalk. You almost couldn't see them, they blended in so perfectly. If the dad hadn't been acting so squirrelly, they might not have been looking for them. Ed and I both took photographs of the babies.