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Flycatcher Bird Pictures
July 15, 2018

Flycatcher Bird Pictures

The photos of this Great Crested Flycatcher (GCFL) family (except for the eggs) are by Richard Hodder and Betsy Marie of Orlando, FL. This shot was taken with a Luminex Z30. This female (named Audrey) has returned to this box for four years in a row, raising a brood of five each time. Photo by Richard Harlow of Milton, VT. This nest was just a mass of material…

Pictures of Maine Birds
June 15, 2018

Pictures of Maine Birds

The black-capped chickadee is a member of the titmouse family (also known as the titmouse, tomtit, and the dickybird). A common backyard bird, black-capped chickadees inhabit the northern two thirds of the United States and much of Canada . They are found deep in the forests and in suburban areas. A minuscule, cheerfully sociable bird, the energetic (in fact…

Fees Bee Bird
March 17, 2018

Fees Bee Bird

I woke up this morning to the beautiful whistled fee-bee song of the Black-capped Chickadee. Most people know that the chickadee sings Chicka-dee-dee-dee to communicate, not everyone realizes that they also sing a fee-bee song more often in the spring. In the Wild Bird Guides: Black-capped Chickadee, Susan Smith writes the loud fee-bees actually involve three…

Bird with a Mohawk
February 15, 2018

Bird with a Mohawk

A bald eagle rescued from Bird Creek had a final expression for her rescuers before the big raptor flapped its wings and climbed into the sky over Mohawk Park on Monday morning. “She hissed at me, ” Corey Killion said. “She didn’t do anything like that when we rescued her.” Killion and fellow Logos Construction employee James Lee saved the eagle from certain…

Small Birds of Arizona
December 17, 2017

Small Birds of Arizona

Common Birds in Tucson Anna’s Hummingbird Any hummingbird feeder in urban Tucson probably has a resident Anna’s Hummingbird defending it from all intruders. This beautiful and large hummer is a common sight in backyards across the city and the male’s striking rosy-pink flashing head plumage makes it a compelling reason to keep your feeders full of nectar. In…

Eastern Ontario Birds
November 17, 2017

Eastern Ontario Birds

Hi and welcome to my bird photography site! Please click on OISEAUX EEO BIRDS at top of screen (or in menu) to get to the page describing the galleries showing birds of Extreme (Far) Eastern Ontario (EEO). Photos depicting these 300 or so bird species appear in 12 galleries arranged in alphabetical order (Birds of Prey 1 to Waterbirds 3). Please leave me your…

White Bird with Mohawk
November 1, 2017

White Bird with Mohawk

If you’re fascinated with all things feathered, look no further than the skies and shores of Fort Myers & Sanibel. The region’s natural sanctuaries – home to countless species of native and migratory birds – attract flocks of avian aficionados each year in search of local wildlife. So get ready to focus your best pair of binoculars as we examine the types…

White Belly Bird
October 2, 2017

White Belly Bird

My, what a soft belly you have. Photo by Frederic J. Brown/AFP/GettyImages The phrase “soft white underbelly” describes the anatomy of a broad spectrum of animals ranging from sharks to amphibians to birds and even some mammals. Why is the most notorious biological vulnerability on Earth so ubiquitous? Pale underbellies are most often found among animals that…

Bird with white Chest
September 2, 2017

Bird with white Chest

Woodpeckers are plentiful in the San Fernando Valley - indeed all over Los Angeles County and the Southland. The most common Woodpecker seen in backyards is the Nuttall s (NUWO). This lively little bird can be seen looking for bugs in all kinds of trees, making loud noises on telephone poles and crossing yards with its typical Woodpecker flight pattern of flap-flap-flap-coast-coast-flap-flap-flap-coast-coast…

Small Bird with Mohawk
August 8, 2017

Small Bird with Mohawk

Diet Conversion made easy using Harrison’s Bird Bread. The following is an example of a safe and effective method of converting the diets of small birds. Items required: or Optional Items: A very stubborn pair of budgies who were solely on spray millet were brought to us for a conversion trial. (Budgies are shown in this trial – but other small species including…

Eastern Phoebe Bird
May 9, 2017

Eastern Phoebe Bird

The eastern phoebe is a rather dull phoebe found in the east and across central Canada. It frequently nests under eaves, bridges, or other overhangs on human-made structures. The eastern phoebe is most easily separated from other dull flycatchers by its characteristic habit of dipping its tail in a circular motion. Monotypic. Length 4.5 . The eastern is brownish…

Phoebe Bird Call
April 6, 2017

Phoebe Bird Call

Enlarge Figure 1. Breeding, nonbreeding (winter), and year-round ranges of the Eastern Phoebe. See text for extra-limital records. . data-asset-stateprov= data-asset-country= data-asset-date= data-asset-username= data-asset-checklistid= data-media-type= image/jpeg data-asset-mllinkassetid= 24946541 data-asset-restricted= true > Enlarge Adult Eastern…

Show me a Picture of a Birds
June 17, 2017

Show me a Picture of a Birds

Many can also run, jump, swim, and dive. Some, like penguins, have lost the ability to fly but retained their wings. Birds are found worldwide and in all habitats. The largest is the nine-foot-tall ostrich. The smallest is the two-inch-long bee hummingbird. Everything about the anatomy of a bird reflects its ability to fly. The wings, for example, are shaped…

Phoebe Bird Images
March 25, 2017

Phoebe Bird Images

The parents made a popping noise with their wings to scare off intruders. Incubation typically lasts 15-16 days. These babies hatched on May 30 (the day this photo was taken.) This photo was taken on Day 6. Eastern Phoebes also sometimes re-use the same nest for a second brood. Chris indicated that this location has had an active Phoebe nest site for at least…

Dark Gray Bird with white breast
June 20, 2017

Dark Gray Bird with white breast

Tufted Titmouse Northern Mockingbird Northern Mockingbirds stay with us year-round unless you live really far north. Males and females are indistinguishable, and each defends its own feeding territory in wintertime backyards. The slightly drooping wings are characteristic of the bird. The only bird likely confused with this long-tailed common gray bird in the…