Friday, November 28, 2014

#388 Gray-headed Junco

#388 Gray-headed Junco



The Gray-headed Junco was seen on an out-west trip.

#387 Dark-eyed Junco

#387  Dark-eyed Junco



The Dark-eyed Junco is a regular winter visitor to my yard and feeders..



#386 Scarlet Tanager

#386 Scarlet Tanager


The Scarlet Tanager is a breeder in the woods next to our house..




#385 Western Tanager

#385 Western Tanager



The female Western Tanager has been seen near the Tetons and in the shot above at Leavenworth, Washington state.. The male was seen on a road to Mount Baker in Washington state but I was not able to get a photo of the male.

#384 Swamp Sparrow

#384 Swamp Sparrow






The Swamp Sparrow was seen in Delaware near the Dupont Nature Center.

#383 Lesser Scaup

#383 Lesser Scaup




I am pretty sure the Lesser Scaup was mixed in with this group of birds seen on Maryland Eastern Shore..








#382 Black-capped Chickadee

Black-capped Chickadee

During irruption year the Black-capped Chickadees an be found along with the Carolina Chickadees..



Black-capped Chickadee seen in western Maryland in Cranesville Sanctuary

One year I did have a Black-capped Chickadee visiting my feeders..





This chickadee seems to have the longer tail and the white cheek and rufous side.


#381 Gray Kingbird

#381 Gray Kingbird





The Gray Kingbird was seen on the island of Curacao..

Sunday, November 2, 2014

#380 Olive-throated Parakeet

#380 Olive-throated Parakeet also known as the Aztec Parakeet




This parakeet is mostly green with an olive colored breast.  Seen along the road to the Sittee River, Belize.


#379 Brown-throated Conure

#379 Brown-throated Conure




The Brown-throated Conure was seen on the island of Curacao.  It is also known as the St. Thomas Conure. 



This bird is mostly green with some blue on the wings..throat is actually yellow-orange.

#378 Black-headed Trogon


#378 Black-headed Trogon






Black-headed_trogon wikipedia

The Black-headed Trogon was seen on a Sittee River birding outing in Belize... I was not able to get my own photo.