Tag Archives: Birdwatching

Cedar Waxwing & Brown Thrasher

Cedar Waxwing video clips Within the last couple of day we’ve seen and heard several dozen Cedar Waxwings. They are quite noisy with distinct high-pitched whistles. I guess they make their way through here every late winter/early spring, but they … Continue reading

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Bird Notes

Spottings and Observations this past week or so. The American Goldfinch male has his summer colors. Some Starlings have young in the nest. A Kildeer made her nest at the baseball diamond where my son practices. It is on the … Continue reading

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A Great Bird Day 4/14/09

“Hey! The Purple Martins (Progne subis) are here!” ::everybody runs outside:: I did not make a note of when they arrived last year, shame on me, but the year before they arrived on the 19th of April. I also wrote … Continue reading

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Red-tailed Hawk

Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed hawks are one of America’s most common birds of prey; thriving in & around our extensive park system.  They are usually monogamous & can display dramatic free-falling courtship rituals.   Living in the middle of an old … Continue reading

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For His Eye Is On The Sparrow

I refilled my birdfeeders two days ago, all the while thinking, it’s going to rain and ruin all this expensive nyjer seed. Well, it did rain that day and then it started to s!@#, yesterday. I continued my task, spilling … Continue reading

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