Monday, July 27, 2015

Monday, July 13, 2015

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Winter Wrens

Found a pair of Winter Wrens at their nesting cavity in a rotting tree.

These wrens sing an incredibly loud and beautiful song which led me to find them at their nest.  

Wednesday, July 8, 2015


A southbound Willet, still in breeding plumage, resting on a Lake Erie beach.

Sunday, July 5, 2015

A Learning Experience

A juvenile Rose-breasted Grosbeak learns to drink water from the fountain in our yard.

 She quickly figured out that it was easier to drink from the basin than to try catching it in midstream.

Friday, July 3, 2015

Juvenile Killdeer

One of the parents (pictured below) kept a watchful eye on me while I photographed the little ones.

Killdeer in the Snow

Foraging for food wherever they can find open ground.