Saturday, January 26, 2013

January 26, 2013: Southern Ontario Birding

Started out today driving up the Niagara River Parkway in Ontario
 Bufflehead flying
 Above and Below:  Common Mergansers

 Red-Breasted Merganser
 Bonaparte's Gull
 Hooded Mergansers
 Wood Duck
 Red-Tailed Hawk
 Domestic Muscovy Ducks
 Above and Below:  Tundra Swan

Then we traveled to St. Catherine's for some nice shots of the Snowy Owl that is wintering there

Saturday, January 19, 2013

January 19, 2013: Birding Beaver Island State Park

A few birds along the Buffalo Waterfront and Niagara River:
 Bonaparte's Gulls

Sunday, January 13, 2013

January 13, 2012: Buffalo Warm Spell

Very warm today for January 13 in Buffalo!

Saturday, January 12, 2013

January 12, 2013: Syracuse Zoo

We enjoyed the unseasonably warm weather today with a day trip to the Syracuse Zoo

First some acquatic scenes from the zoo:

Birds at the zoo:
 Swimming Penguin
 Above and Below: Caspian Tern

 A shiny pigeon (not sure what kind)
 not sure what duck this is
 Above and Below: Ferruginous Duck

 American Flamingo
 Various Fowl
 Common Goldeneye
 Military Macaw
 Close up of a Peacock
 Snow Goose
 Tundra Swan
 Above and Below:  Wood Duck

Various mammals at the zoo:
Bighorn Sheep