On August 12, 2019 I was awed by the number of birds and their variety of colors that I was able to photograph. Later that same day I learned that the Endangered Species Act had been seriously weakened in preparation for its total elimination. I am reminded of my grandfather who raised fancy pigeons fromContinue reading “Weakening of the Endangered Species Act”
Spring eventually does get here.
This 2019 year has started off on the right birds for me. Featured image is an American Tree Sparrow in the freezing cold.
Most have seen these photos. I chose six that I consider to be superior.
Can’t seem to shake my totem bird.
The “Bomb Blizzard” hit hard this year. The birds coped.
It’s all about the herons around here. The great blue heron fledglings have flown the coop and are now finding their way along the Hudson River or points east. These little green herons must have figured out that there is safety in numbers. The Canadian geese are thriving.
The Bedford Rookery is humming, squawking, squirming with excitement. It is almost time for the young to fledge. I’m not sure if the adults take care of young that are not theirs.
Great blue heron rookery is captivating all of us here. I never knew the birds raised their young in a colony. Twenty active nests are supporting probably close to 80 young. It wouldn’t be spring without goslings and a swan. And our local osprey has again chosen the communication tower at the train station. IContinue reading “May Days”