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Birding while not busy…

We are in the thick of the intensive summer sessions at school, but we still find time now and then to go see what’s flying about. Here are a few recent pics.

First, a “twofer”:

Gray Catbird and Yellow Warbler

A couple of vireos:

Red Eyed Vireo

White Eyed Vireo

 

The very colorful Chestnut Sided Warbler:

Chestnut Sided Warbler

Everybody’s favorite, the Carolina Wren (in full throat):

Carolina Wren

And, keeping the mosquito population down, a couple of bug-eating birds:

Eastern Kingbird

Eastern Phoebe

A Red Winged Blackbird cutting loose:

Red Winged Blackbird

And lastly our old friend the Barred Owl, which continues to be seen on the Bridle Trail, Ridley Creek State Park (PA):

Barred Owl

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It’s finally warbler time

Around here, it’s finally getting to be warbler time.  We saw our first Pine Warblers around these parts a few days ago and our first Palm Warblers today. I know other birders in the area have seen warblers before us, but the first ones you see for yourself are always fun.  Some pics…

A Pine Warbler warbling...

These were taken at Tyler Arboretum.

Palm Warbler

This was one of the 4 we saw this afternoon at Okehocking Preserve.

We, of course, see lots of other birds. Here are a few favorites:

Song Sparrow

'Mock & Moon

Red-Winged Blackbird

Turkey Vulture

(I can’t help it. I’m addicted to TV…Turkey Vultures, that is.)

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