Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Oatka Creek Park • August 18

Juvenile Wood Duck

Solitary Sandpiper

Carolina Wren

Oatka Creek Park • August 17

Juvenile Gray Catbird

Juvenile Gray Catbird

Cedar Waxwing

Cedar Waxwing

Solitary Sandpiper

Spotted Sandpiper

Carolina Wren

Juvenile Red-tailed Hawk

Juvenile Red-tailed Hawk

Oatka Creek Park • August 16

Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

Solitary Sandpiper

Solitary Sandpiper

Solitary Sandpiper

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Oatka Creek Park • August 15

Touch-me-not

Touch-me-not

Pale Touch-me-not

Eastern Tailed-Blue. This tiny butterfly is about the size of your thumbnail. The tails look like short pieces of string attached to the hind (back) wings. It is a common butterfly, but mostly overlooked due to its small size.

Oatka Creek Park • August 14

Solitary Sandpiper

Solitary Sandpiper

Pale Touch-me-not

Pale Touch-me-not

Touch-me-not

Touch-me-not

Oatka Creek Park • August 12

Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

Solitary Sandpiper

Great Spangled Fritillary

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Oatka Creek Park • August 11

Solitary Sandpiper

Juvenile Mallard

Juvenile Mallards

Juvenile Mallard

Baltimore Oriole

Baltimore Oriole

Indigo Bunting

Oatka Creek Park • August 10

Cedar Waxwing. Notice how two of the tail tips are orange and one is yellow.

Solitary Sandpiper

Solitary Sandpiper

Cedar Waxwing

Song Sparrow

Eastern Towhee

Eastern Towhee

Eastern Towhee

Eastern Towhee

Eastern Bluebird

Cabbage White. The summer hatchings of these butterflies have very dark spots and wing tips. The spring hatchings have very faint spots and wing tips.

Oatka Creek Park • August 9

Great Blue Heron

Solitary Sandpiper

Solitary Sandpiper

Great Blue Heron

Eastern Bluebird

Monarch