Finally got to visit a few of the murals. Totally worth a trip. Many are painted on the metal night doors, so you may not see them during store hours whttp://www.audubon.org/amp
Eagles are still around, but the swans stole the press. We had an American crow adopt the feeders at Croton Point and the ospreys returned. Our local red-tailed male is now doing double duty, feeding his mate as she incubates. And I can’t forget the robins of spring.
We are into the Merry Month of March when our eagles disperse. Our locals remain to entertain.
Our eagles will be ‘going to nest’ very soon. Our youngsters and visitors continue to hang around.
Big time convocation of eagles on the Hudson River this year:
Tricked you. These photos are from The Great Swamp that lies between Putnam and Dutchess counties. It is the perfect place to visit in the fall. Beware, it is also hunting season in those parts. The crow is for Halloween.
What’s better than turkey vultures perched in a dead tree – a dozen goldfinches, clueless mockingbird, monarch butterfly feeding, baby sparrow waiting to be fed? It is definitely not skipper butterfly spider food.
New pair took a long enough time to say that the scrape on the top of 101 Hudson Jersey City was OK to raise a family. Here are Juliet and unbanded male and their new eyas enjoying the ledges and terraces. Please be kind. I took these photos from 7 floors up and 2 blocksContinue reading “Jersey City Falcons are FINALLY Back”
I have the best friends. Best friends share their backyard birds. I believe it is very unusual for bluebirds to nest in a backyard. However, when the yard backs up to the woods with an unlimited bug buffet, who says a yard is off limits for nesting.
The heron symbolizes good luck, especially when fishing. According to Native American legend it is also a solitary, patient creature. Life has been filled with herons recently, along with a new bird, the purple martin.