Sunday, September 28, 2014

#367 Peregrine Falcon

Peregrine Falcon




 My first sighting of the Peregrine Falcon was at Chincoteague Island. But, these photos were taken at Bombay Hook NWR.




#366 Horned Lark

#366 Horned Lark




Horned Lark was seen riding the back roads in Northern Baltimore County

#365 Green-breasted Mango

#365 Green-breasted Mango


The Green-breasted Mango  seen on the way to the Sittee River birding tour..

#364 Greater Yellowlegs

#364 Greater Yellowlegs



The Greater Yellowlegs was seen together with the Lesser at the John Heinz NWR is PA.

#363 Lesser Yellowlegs

#363 Lesser Yellowlegs






Bad lighting in this shot, but the Greater and Lesser Yellowlegs were seen together at the John Heinz NWR in Pa.

#362 Wilson's Snipe

# 362 Wilson's Snipe









The Wilson's Snipe seen Loch Raven

Sunday, September 21, 2014

#361 Chimney Swift

#361 Chimney Swift



The Chimney Swifts were seen in New Freedom, Pa. going in and out of chimney and the church's tower below..


#360 Dusky-capped Flyctcher

#360 Dusky-capped Flyctcher



Not the best shot of my Dusky Capped Flycatcher,, seen in Belize..

#359 Purple Gallinule

#359 Purple Gallinule

I do not have a photo of my lifer Purple Gallinule but, it was clearly seen at Hughes Hallow, Maryland on 5/7/2011.


The next two photos are from my sighting in Florida..




The Purple Gallinule was seen in various places in Florida March 2015




Wednesday, September 17, 2014

#358 Green-tailed Towhee

#358 Green-tailed Towhee

My Green-tailed Towhee lifer was seen in the Rocky Mountain National Park during a walk on the trail to Cub Lake..

I had a quick glimpse of my lifer in the open before it disappeared into the brush. I was not able to get a photo.

To see the Green-tailed Towhee click on the Wikipedia link:

http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Green-tailed_towhee&oldid=617509427



Tuesday, September 16, 2014

#357 Red Crossbill

#357 Red Crossbill


The Red Crossbill was seen outside our Estes Park Colorado hotel and in the Rocky Mtn Nat'l Park.






#356 Cassin's Finch

#356 Cassin's Finch



The Cassin's Finch was seen in the Rocky Mountain National Park and outside our hotel in Estes Park.



The notched tail of the Cassin's Finch.

#355 Western Bluebird

#355 Western Bluebird






The Western Bluebird seen in the Rocky Mountain National Park.



Sunday, September 14, 2014

#354 Pygmy Nuthatch

#354 Pygmy Nuthatch



 The Pygmy Nuthatch was seen during a September 2014 Colorado vacation.


Friday, September 5, 2014

#353 Semipalmated Sandpiper

#353 Semipalmated Sandpiper



The Semipalmated Sandpipers were seen at the Edwin Forsythe NWR in NJ.

#352 Eastern Kingbird

#352 Eastern Kingbird


 The Eastern Kingbird is a common bird in Maryland during the summer.


#351 Common Nighthawk

#351 Common Nighthawk



The Common Nighthawk seen from the boardwalk at Magee Marsh, Ohio.

#350 Whip-poor-will

#350 Whip-poor-will




LOL, believe me it is there. Hidden behind all the greenery.. The Whip-poor-will was seen from the boardwalk at Magee Marsh, Ohio.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

#349 Sora

#349 Sora



My Sora was seen at the Bosque Del Apache NWR in New Mexico.






#348 Summer Tanager

#348 Summer Tanager



 This Summer Tanager was seen in the Everglades Nat'l Park in  Florida. But, my first sighting was at Soldier's Delight in Maryland.




Wednesday, September 3, 2014

#347 White Hawk

#347 White Hawk

White Hawk




A White Hawk was seen with our guide in Belize not far from the National Park. I did not get a photo but had a great sighting..

#346 Great-tailed Grackle

#336 Great-tailed Grackle




The Great-tailed Grackle was seen at the resort in Hopkins, Belize.

#345 Ipswich Sparrow

#345 Ipswich Sparrow



The Ipswich Sparrow ( Savannah )  was seen at the Barnegat Beach in NJ.

#344 Blue-headed Vireo

#344 Blue-headed Vireo


The Blue-headed Vireo was seen on the Limberlost Trail in Shenandoah National Park.

#343 Rough-legged Hawk

#343 Rough-legged Hawk



 This first shot of the Rough-legged hawk was seen at Middle Creek WMA in Pa.


A kettle of Rough-legged Hawks seen at Soldier's Delight in Maryland.

#342 Great Black-backed Gull

#342 Great Black-backed Gull


The Great Black-backed Gull was seen on the Atlantic Coast at Cape Henlopen, Delaware.




Tuesday, September 2, 2014

#341 Herring Gull

#341 Herring Gull



The Herring Gull seen along the Atlantic Coast, this one was seen at Atlantic City..

Monday, September 1, 2014

#340 Canada Geese

#340 Canada Geese




The Canada Goose is  seen just about everywhere.. They are year round residents in Maryland.



#339 Veery

#339 Veery



 I have seen the Veery a few times in Shenandoah National Park.




#338 Olive-sided Flycatcher

#338 Olive-sided Flycatcher




The Olive-sided Warbler was also seen on a bird walk with the club at the Owings Mills Wetlands.

#337 Willow Flycatcher

#337 Willow Flycatcher



The Willow Flycatcher was seen during a bird club walk at the Owings Mills wetlands..