Saturday, May 28, 2011

May 28, 2011: Birding in Wilson, New York (Niagara County)

We visited our friends Willie and Betsy today up in Wilson on the Lake Ontario shore, and we were rewarded with a few nice birds, including my first ever Canada Warbler shot!
Grey-Cheeked Thrush
Magnolia Warbler
Canada Warbler
Unknown Yellow Flowers

Friday, May 27, 2011

May 27, 2011: Animals and Plants at Lollipop Farm - Rochester, New York

We went to Lollipop Farm in Rochester today, and I got a few photos...
Phlox
These sheep look ominous!

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

May 24, 2011: Birding At Home and in Lancaster, New York

This Red-Headed Woodpecker visited our feeder!

Some photos from E&E in Lancaster:
Yellow-Throated Vireo
American Redstart
White Flower
Purple Flower

Sunday, May 22, 2011

May 22, 2011: Spring Plants At Home

Flebaine Daisies
One of the berry bushes on the side of the house
The colorful pansies my parents gave us

Saturday, May 21, 2011

May 21, 2011: Birding Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, NY

We spent the morning at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Buffalo.  There's also a few flower photos today from home.
White Flowers at home
Wild Strawberry

Forest Lawn:
Chestnut-Sided Warbler
Wilson's Warbler
Unknown Bird
Nice blooms at the Cemetery
Great Egret
Bullfrog
Female Redstart
Blackburnian Warbler

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

May 18, 2011: Flight Shots around Washington, D.C.

A few flight shots today on the flight from Buffalo to Washington - Reagan National Airport
Bethesda, Maryland
Flooding on the Potomac River
Washington Mall

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Sunday, May 15, 2011

May 15, 2011: Birds at Home at our Birdfeeder

A few photos from our backyard birdfeeder today.  With the cold spell, we have a lot of Orioles coming for the grape jelly and oranges!  (Sometimes up to 10!)

Baltimore Oriole photos:

Pileated Woodpecker

Thursday, May 12, 2011

May 12, 2011: Amherst State Park Birding

A quick visit to the "Williamsville Glen" - Amherst State Park
Above and Below: Bay Breasted Warbler
Lesser Celandine

Sunday, May 08, 2011

May 8, 2011: Birding Tifft Farm Nature Preserve (Buffalo, NY)

We returned to Tifft Farm for the second straight day today...
Baltimore Oriole
Above and Below: Eastern Screech Owls!
Yellow Flower
Above and Below: Blackburnian Warbler

Above and Below: Black Throated Blue Warbler

Red Admiral
Palm Warbler