Friday, November 29, 2013

Oatka Creek Park • October 25

Rusty Blackbird

Hermit Thrush

Yellow-rumped Warbler

Golden-crowned Kinglet

Rusty Blackbirds

Rusty Blackbird

Pileated Woodpecker

Pileated Woodpecker

Oatka Creek Park • October 22

Yellow-rumped Warbler

Golden-crowned Kinglet. There is a bit of orange in the crown, so this is a male.

Mendon Ponds Park • October 21

Devil's Bathtub. This is as close as we got to getting pictures of peak colors at this location. Too bad it was an overcast day.

Oatka Creek Park • October 20

Yellow-rumped Warbler

Oatka Creek Park • October 19

White-tailed Deer

White-tailed Deer. I've been spotted!

White-tailed Deer

White-tailed Deer

Osprey. An Osprey decided to hang around the creek for a couple of weeks or so before migrating on.

Osprey

Osprey. Yes, the fishing in this creek is good and this bird was well fed on Brown Trout during its stay.

Osprey

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Oatka Creek Park • October 18

Yellow-rumped Warbler

White-crowned Sparrow

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

Great Blue Heron

Golden-crowned Kinglet

Golden-crowned Kinglet

Oatka Creek Park • October 17

Autumn Colors

White-crowned Sparrow

White-crowned Sparrow

Eastern Towhee enjoying a bath

Eastern Towhee enjoying a bath

Black-throated Blue Warbler

Hermit Thrush

Brown Creeper

Great Blue Heron

Oatka Creek Park • October 15

Yellow-rumped Warbler eating Poison-ivy Berries

Yellow-rumped Warbler eating Poison-ivy Berries

Yellow-rumped Warbler eating Poison-ivy Berries

Yellow-rumped Warbler eating Poison-ivy Berries

Blackpoll Warbler

Carolina Wren

Belted Kingfisher

Oatka Creek Park • October 13

White-breasted Nuthatch

Golden-crowned Kinglet. Eating a morsel of food!

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Ruby-crowned Kinglet. Sometimes a Ruby will flare the entire top of their head bright red. Here you can see just a spot of red.

Yellow-rumped Warbler

Yellow-rumped Warbler

Marbled Orbweaver. This is a large and very impressive spider, though harmless to humans.