Thursday, August 29, 2013

Oatka Creek Park • June 4


Eastern Wood-Pewee. This bird was found in the usual location for this species along the creek.

Eastern Wood-Pewee. This bird, however, was found in an unusual location for this species out along Bluebird Trail by the nesting boxes.

Eastern Bluebird

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Oatka Creek Park • June 3


Groundhog. This female had her young ones with her on an expedition to get a drink from the creek. They hurried into hiding as I walked by with the female keeping an eye on me.

Eastern Kingbird

Eastern Bluebird

Eastern Bluebird

Eastern Kingbird

Oatka Creek Park • June 2


Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Viceroy

American Lady

American Lady

Oatka Creek Park • June 1


Multifloral Rose

Little Wood-Satyr

Alder Flycatcher

Little Wood-Satyr

Great Blue Heron

Yellow Flag

Common Mergansers. Super Mom has seventeen little ones to look after!

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Eastern Towhee

Eastern Bluebird

Twelve-spotted Skimmer

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Oatka Creek Park • May 31


Ruby-throated Hummingbird

White Admiral

Squawroot

Viceroy

Downy Woodpecker at nest

Twelve-spotted Skimmer

Eastern Bluebird

Hooded Warbler

Oatka Creek Park • May 30


Pearl Crescent

Canada Anemone

White Admiral

Cedar Waxwing

Black Locust. Very fragrant!

Oatka Creek Park • May 29


Baltimore Oriole

Baltimore Oriole

Tree Swallows

Monday, August 26, 2013

Oatka Creek Park • May 28


Eastern Phoebe

Great Blue Heron

Belted Kingfisher

Oatka Creek Park • May 27


Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Yellow Warbler

Alder Flycatcher

Dame's Rocket

Baltimore Oriole

Eastern Bluebird. You can *just* see the bill of a Tree Swallow peeking out from the nesting box entrance.

Baltimore Oriole

Eastern Chipmunk