A Day on the Hudson

A picture is worth a thousand very cold words.  Yes, the eagles are still here.  It’s too cold and icy where many of them live.

The red-headed woodpecker is quite the star of Croton Point Park.  As soon as photographers come, the bird pops out and poses.

The red-headed woodpecker is quite the star of Croton Point Park. As soon as photographers come, the bird poses.

One of the many pairs that hang out at Croton Point Park.  Pretty sure this one is a male.

One of the many pairs that hang out at Croton Point Park. Pretty sure this one is a male.

This is the beautiful female that has two suitors. Today she was with the adult male.

This is the beautiful female that has two suitors. Today she was with the adult male.

First year eagle hanging with the adults.

First year eagle hanging with the adults.

ConEd put up two barges to work on the Croton River.  This bufflehead never comes close, but the barges acted like a blind.

ConEd put up two barges to work on the Croton River. This bufflehead never comes close, but the barges acted like a blind.

Food time for the bufflehead

Lunch time for the bufflehead

Lots of changes in the light on the river

Eagle Lookout Team

That's MY spot!

That’s MY spot!

Check out the old and new feathers on this youngster.  It's surprising that the bird can even fly.

Check out the old and new feathers on this youngster. It’s surprising that the bird can even fly.

Cormorant Lookout Team

Cormorant Lookout Team

Which one gets the girl?  Five male common mergansers displayed for this lovely young lass.

Which one gets the girl? Five male common mergansers displayed for this lovely young lass.

Did you ever wonder what wild turkeys eat?

Did you ever wonder what wild turkeys eat?

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