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Herring Gulls

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Juvenile begging for food.

Sanderling

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House Wren Family

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A pair of House Wrens successfully fledged at least three little ones in our yard.


Osprey

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Wood Duck Family

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Summer Fawn

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Fledgling Rose-breasted Grosbeak

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Stargazer Lilies in Bloom

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Hummingbird in the Hosta

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Mourning Cloak Butterfly

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Rose-breasted Grosbeak

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Bath time!

Juvenile Baltimore Oriole

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American Kestrel

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Northern Brown Snake

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Sunset through the Pines

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Immature Bald Eagle

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Indigo Buntings

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A male Indigo Bunting keeping a close eye on two of his fledglings.


Winter Wrens

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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.  




Ruby-throated Hummingbird

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Juvenile Mourning Dove

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Eastern Meadowlark

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Singing in the rain.

Juvenile Common Mergansers

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Willet

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

Northern Waterthrush

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Summer Sunset

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Sunset over Lake Erie this evening. 

Dinner Time!

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A female Rose-breasted Grosbeak feeding her fledgling at a sunflower feeder in our yard.

Blue-headed Vireo

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A Learning Experience

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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.

Happy Independence Day!

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Halloween Pennant Dragonfly

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Juvenile Killdeer

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