Sunday, May 31, 2009

May 31, 2009: Birding Tifft Farm Nature Preserve (Buffalo, NY)

Today we spent a bit of time at Tifft Farm Nature Preserve in Buffalo...

Red-Eyed Vireo
Mallard with babies
Chimney Swift
Above and Below: Starling nest!

House Wren
Above and Below: Empidonax Flycatcher (but which one?)

Above and Two Below: a very cooperative Yellow Warbler

Wood Duck with babies
Above and Below: Pied Billed Grebe babies with mom

Baby swallows?
Painted Turtles

Sunday, May 24, 2009

May 24, 2009: Mojo and Mystic on the Island (Alexandria Bay, NY)

Some pictures from camp today -

St. Lawrence River Water
Above and Below: Mystic

Above and Below: Mojo

Baby Song Sparrows on the island
One of the song sparrow parents

Saturday, May 23, 2009

May 23, 2009: Wellesley Island and 1000 Islands

We spent the morning hiking at the Minna Anthony Nature Center, on Wellesley Island State Park. These trails at this park are really nice. Below are the photos we took

Mayapples and Trillium
Blackburnian Warbler
Yellow Throated Vireo
Scarlet Tanager
Baltimore Oriole
American Redstart
Painted Turtle
Interesting moss on log
Photos from the island-
The Camp
Above and Below - sunset on the river

Friday, May 22, 2009

May 22, 2009: Camp on the St. Lawrence River

Some photos taken from camp on the river today

Wood Duck
Common Loon
Some type of Dragonfly

Thursday, May 21, 2009

May 21, 2009: Williamsville Glen Birding

Made a very brief stop at the Williamsville Glen this morning, and got two photos

Common Grackle
Tennessee Warbler

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

May 19, 2009: Birding Tifft Farm (Buffalo) and Iroquois NWR

I have a few photos today, from Tifft Farm (Buffalo) in the early morning, and then in the evening after work at Iroquois NWR's Swallow Hollow Trail:

Tifft Farm:
Black-Throated Blue Warbler
Grey Catbird
White-Tailed Deer
Yellow Warbler
Green Heron
Pied-Billed Grebe on nest
Magnolia Warbler
Black-Capped Chickadee
Belted Kingfisher
Empidonax Flycatcher (Acadian?)
Wood Duck

Iroquois NWR:
Above and Below: Cerulean Warbler