Thursday, October 23, 2014

Oatka Creek Park • October 23

Eastern Bluebird

Yellow-rumped Warbler and Poison Ivy berries. These berries are an absolute favorite of birds! And, now you know how poison ivy spreads so quickly and so widely!

Yellow-rumped Warbler. Woodpeckers love these berries, too.

Yellow-rumped Warbler

Maple Hill color watch

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

White-throated Sparrow. This species exhibits polymorphism, i.e., there are two morphs: white-striped (above right) and tan-striped (below left). Interestingly, each morph will only mate with its opposite.

Field Sparrow

Song Sparrow

Pine Siskin. Will there be an irruption of siskins this winter?

Pine Siskin

White-crowned Sparrow

White-crowned Sparrow

White-crowned Sparrow

Lincoln’s Sparrow

Lincoln’s Sparrow