Friday, September 13, 2013

Oatka Creek Park • July 8


Common Merganser

Common Merganser

Common Mergansers

Eastern Bluebird

Willow Flycatcher

Willow Flycatcher

Oatka Creek Park • July 7


Eastern Phoebe

Eastern Bluebirds

Red-tailed Hawk. This young hawk was trying to establish a territory on Maple Hill. The resident Blue Jays would have none of that! They bedeviled this raptor nonstop.

Red-tailed Hawk. From which direction will the next Blue Jay assault be coming from next?

Red-tailed Hawk. Maybe from this direction?

Red-tailed Hawk. BOOM! This Blue Jay *head butted* the Red-tailed Hawk off its perch. The hawk ended up flying way, screaming the whole time with jays in hot pursuit to make sure the rout was complete!

Churchville Park • July 5

Great Blue Heron. Today's picture were taken during a kayaking trip down Black Creek.

Painted Turtle

Great Blue Heron

Painted Turtle

Swamp Milkweed

Swamp Sparrow

Swamp Sparrow

Painted Turtles

Swamp Milkweed

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Oatka Creek Park • July 2


Barn Swallow Fledglings. The adult is approaching with food. Who will get fed?

Barn Swallows. The one on the right gets the treat this time.

Brown Thrasher

Yellow Warbler

Eastern Bluebird

Oatka Creek Park • July 1


Eastern Phoebe

House Wren

House Wren

Eastern Bluebird

Oatka Creek Park • June 30


American Robin

Brown Thrasher

Indigo Bunting

Common Wood-Nymph

Common Wood-Nymph

Eastern Bluebird

Blue-winged Warbler

Barn Swallow Fledgling

Monday, September 9, 2013

Oatka Creek Park • June 26


Baltimore Oriole

Eastern Bluebird

Eastern Bluebird

Butterfly Weed

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Oatka Creek Park • June 25


Red Squirrel

Baltimore Oriole

Baltimore Oriole

Butterfly Weed

Common Milkweed

Red-eyed Vireo

Red-eyed Vireo