Monday, May 28, 2012

May 28, 2012: Leaving the 1,000 Islands, and the Montezuma NWR Area

A few nice birds in the Montezuma NWR area on the way home from the islands today!

Above and Below: Lifer Hudsonian Godwit! (Benning Marsh)

Black Bellied Plovers (Puddlers Marsh)
Dunlins (Wildlife Drive)
Semipalmated Plover (Wildlife Drive)
Northern Shovelers (Puddlers Marsh)
Prothonotary Warbler (Armitage Road)
Song Sparrow (Carncross Road)

Sunday, May 27, 2012

May 27, 2012: 1,000 Islands

It was another great day in the 1,000 Islands at our camp
The Common Loons came very close
Maersk Illinois
Pines at susnet
A clear sunset over the river

Saturday, May 26, 2012

May 26, 2012: 1,000 Islands Visit

Another day on the island!

Above and Below: Cedar Waxwings

The Algoma Transport
The river was calm today
Ina has fallen much further in this year
Weather station!

Friday, May 25, 2012

May 25, 2012: At the 1,000 Islands

Our first day on the island in 2012!
A nearby Common Loon
Water snake was hanging around
Cedar Waxwing
McCleary's Spirit sailed by
Tired Mojo and Mystic
Sunset at the island

Monday, May 21, 2012

May 21, 2012: Flowers and Rainbow at Home

Some photos from our yard -- a nice rainbow tonight after the rain stopped, and a few flowers blooming for spring..
Double rainbow!

Sunday, May 20, 2012

May 20, 2012: Rochester Area Birding

We spent today birding around the Lake Ontario shore just west of Rochester.  First, some banding photos from the Braddock Bay Bird Observatory...
Bay Breasted Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler
Philadelphia Vireo
Yellow Bellied Flycatcher

Now - from the West Spit birding area near Braddock Bay
Above and Below: Willow Flycatcher

Blackburnian Warbler

From the Braddock Hawk Watch Area:
Above and Below:  Yellow Bellied Flycatcher

Magnolia Warbler
Chestnut-Sided Warbler
Black-Throated Green Warbler
Bay Breasted Warbler

Now photos from Island Cottage Woods in Greece, NY
Purple Flowers
Eastern Pewee
Common Yellowthroat
Canada Warbler
Green Plant growing on a fallen tree
Red-Eyed Vireo

A few photos at the Alden Joe Panza Nature Trail doing the BOS Bird Count
Hooded Warbler
American Redstart
Magnolia Warbler