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Tree Swallows and a Rainbow

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Hermit Thrush

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Soaking up the morning sun on a very chilly (29°F) morning in Western New York.

Yellow-breasted Chat

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The Yellow-breasted Chat normally hides in thick brush and can be very difficult to see.  In the early Spring however, the males expose themselves on open perches to sing.


I was lucky enough to catch this guy singing from a branch at the Latta Plantation Nature Preserve in Huntersville, North Carolina this weekend.

Earth Day 2016

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The Earth is our mother, we must take care of her...

Virginia Rail

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Broad-winged Hawk

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Purple Martin

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Blue-winged Teal

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1st Quarter Moon, 60% Visible

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Northern Harrier

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Touched by the Sun

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We took the plunge and had solar panels installed in our yard to power our home.


Yellowlegs

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Lesser Yellowlegs on the left can easily be compared to the Greater Yellowlegs in the center.

Tonight's post-sunset glow...

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Great Blue Heron

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Mute Swan

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Wilson's Snipe & Tonight's Sunset

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Trying to hide in plain sight.



Killdeer in Spring Snow

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The Killdeer's camouflage works quite well in the patchy snow.

Frosty Spring Weather

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Sunsets are like snowflakes...

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No two are ever exactly the same.