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Pectoral Sandpipers

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Willet

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Fledgling Hummingbird

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A fledgling Ruby-throated Hummingbird taking a break on the railing of our deck.

Full Moon Rising

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The full "buck" moon rising in Capricorn.


American Avocet

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Saw another American Avocet today.  I love finding and watching these elegant shorebirds!

Clearwing Hummingbird Moth

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American Avocets

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Fall shorebird migration is on!

Oriole Bath

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Indigo Buntings

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Bluet Damselfly on a Water Lily

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Happy Independence Day!

Popular Watering Hole

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We've had a very dry spring and summer here in western New York.  The water fountains and bird bath on our patio have become more popular with the birds than during our average wet summers.  All of these photos were taken today.


Baltimore Oriole

Purple Finch

Rose-breasted Grosbeaks (pictured above and below)



Red-winged Blackbirds




A juvenile Blue Jay studied the fountain for a while before it finally decided to take the plunge.  It may have been its first bath!

Yellow Warblers

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Female pictured above and a recently fledged youngster below.

Juvenile Ruffed Grouse

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