Tuesday, December 30, 2014

#412 Black-headed Gull

#412 Black-headed Gull

The Black-headed Gull, not your usual gull was seen on the Hunt Valley Parking lot.. 1/2/12

No photo at this time..I am sharing the wikipedia

Black-headed_gull


Sunday, December 28, 2014

#411 Black Oystercatcher

#411 Black Oystercatcher

My Black Oystercatcher lifer was seen on a beach in Oregon, 2012.



The birds above were seen at Cape Flattery Washington state.


#410 Least Sandpiper

#410  Least Sandpiper

The Least Sandpiper was seen in Delaware and in New Mexico..



#409 Yellow-bellied Flycatcher

#409 Yellow-bellied Flycatcher


The Yellow-bellied Flycatcher was another bird missing the photo.. It was seen during a bird club walk at the Owings Mills wetlands in Baltimore County.

Yellow-bellied_flycatcher

#408 Golden-crowned Sparrow

#408 Golden-crowned Sparrow



Another sparrow where I am missing the photo. But, this bird was seen in Maryland not far from the Eastern Neck NWR in Kent County..

Golden-crowned_sparrow

Check out the photo and info at the Wikipedia site above..

#407 Field Sparrow

#407 Field Sparrow

I have seen the Field Sparrow on a few outings with the Bird club.. On spot seen was at Soldier's Delight in Baltimore County, Md.





Thursday, December 25, 2014

#406 Whooping Crane

#406 Whooping Crane


The Whooping Cranes were seen during a guided tour at Patuxent WNR.




#405 White-winged Crossbill

#405 White-winged Crossbill



Not a great shot but my only shot of the White-winged Crossbill seen in Silver Spring, Md near Sligo Creek March 2008

#404 Sanderling

# 404 Sanderling


The Sanderlings are seen all along the East Coast beaches..


#403 Prairie Warbler

#403 Prairie Warbler


We saw a lot of the Prairie & Palm Warblers in Florida..


Bottom left is the Prairie Wabler.

#402 Least Tern

#402 Least Tern



The Least Tern was seen in Cape May NJ..seen with the white forehead patch.



#401 Hudsonian Godwit

#401 Hudsonian Godwit



The Godwit was seen in September in NJ


#400 Turkey Vulture

#400 Turkey Vulture



The Turkey Vultures hang out around the Prettyboy reservoir. During hunting season large groups of them can be seen in my neighborhood..





#399 Black Vulture

#399 Black Vulture


The Black Vultures are plentiful in Maryland.. They hang out at Conowingo Dam and around my neighborhood..





#398 American Golden Plover

# 398 American Golden Plover

My American Golden Plover lifer was seen in the Outer Banks, NC, 2010.




#397 Bank Swallow

#397 Bank Swallow


My Bank Swallow sighting was along the bank of the Gunpowder River in Monkton, Md.

I did not get  a photo of them but I am sharing a link from Audubon

Bank-swallow


Tuesday, December 9, 2014

#396 Red-bellied Woodpecker

#396 Red-bellied Woodpecker


The Red-bellied Woodpecker is a common visitor to my feeders and around the Prettyboy reservoir.


#395 Red-headed Woodpecker

#395 Red-headed Woodpecker


The Red-headed Woodpecker seen locally in Maryland and in my sister's Hanover Pa yard.


#394 Pileated Woodpecker

#394 Pileated Woodpecker



The Pileated Woodpecker is another woodpecker seen locally around the Prettyboy Reservoir.






#393 Northern Flicker_Red Shafted

#393 Northern Flicker_Red Shafted


These two Red-shafted Northern Flickers were seen in Oregon.

#392 Northern Flicker_Yellow Shafted

#392 Northern Flicker_Yellow Shafted


The Yellow Shafted Northern Flicker seen on the East Coast of the USA.  These two were seen locally around the Prettyboy reservoir.


#391 Downy Woodpecker

#391 Downy Woodpecker


The Downy Woodpecker has a small thinner beak..


#390 Hairy Woodpecker

#390 Hairy Woodpecker


The Hairy Woodpecker is similar to the Downy woodie only larger in size and a longer beak.



Sunday, December 7, 2014

#389 Trumpeter Swan

#389 Trumpeter Swan


The Trumpeter Swan was seen in Washington State


and Wyoming..