Saturday, June 30, 2012

Oatka Creek Park • June 16


Eastern Phoebe

Eastern Cottontail

Yellow Warbler

Wood Thrush. These birds are very cautious, so when you get a photo-op, you make the most of it!

Wood Thrush

Wood Thrush

Wood Thrush

Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

Rose-breasted Grosbeak. This female has a Red Admiral caterpillar in her bill.

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Baltimore Oriole. This male has food, probably for nearby nestlings.

Baltimore Oriole

Baltimore Oriole

Eastern Bluebird

Common Milkweed. The scent from these flowers is now very strong and sweet, almost like candy.

American Crows. The bird on the left is a juvenile with blue-gray eyes and the inside of its bill pinkish-red. 

American Crows. It takes a year or more before the inside of the bill will become the black of an adult.