Saturday, December 26, 2015

Oatka Creek Park • December 26

Eastern Bluebird

Eastern Bluebird

Eastern Bluebird

Northern Shrike

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Oatka Creek Park • December 24

American Crow. Notice the yellow feet.

American Crow

Eastern Bluebird

Eastern Bluebird

Eastern Bluebird

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Friday, December 18, 2015

Oatka Creek Park • December 18

Green Frog. As the temperature was in the upper 30’s, this frog appeared to be in a torpor, waiting for the rays of the sun to warm it up.

Monday, December 7, 2015

Oatka Creek Park • December 7

Eastern Gray Squirrel

Brown Creeper

Brown Creeper

Brown Creeper

Northern Flicker

Northern Flicker

Monday, November 23, 2015

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Oatka Creek Park • November 21

American Tree Sparrow

Black-capped Chickadee

American Tree Sparrow

Dark-eyed Junco

Eastern Screech-Owl

Brown Creeper

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Black Creek Park • November 18

Northern Shrike. Since this species breeds in the relatively inaccessible taiga and tundra of upper Canada, this bird is rarely seen.

Northern Shrike. We get lucky in our area when one decides to spend the winter in a relatively accessible location!

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Oatka and Black Creek Parks • November 10

Rusty Blackbird

White-tailed Deer

Brown Creeper

Eastern Screech-Owl

Northern Shrike

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Oatka Creek Park • November 4

Northern Mockingbird. These birds seem to be returning to their wintering grounds, now.

Rusty Blackbird

Rusty Blackbird

Rusty Blackbird