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Sunday, June 28, 2015

GAGGLE OF CANADA GEESE AT LAKE WILCOX PARK, RICHMOND HILL, ON


MALE MALLARD AT LAKE WILCOX PARK, RICHMOND HILL, ON


MALLARDS: ODD DUCK OUT - LAKE WILCOX PARK, RICHMOND, ON

   Here are four Mallards lined up; and then there is the odd duck out.


FEMALE HOUSE SPARROW AT PORT PERRY, ON


TAGGED TRUMPETER SWANS, PORT PERRY, ON

   Saw these two Trumpeter Swans on a sandbar from the Scugog Causeway (7A) in Port Perry, ON.  The first two photos are of the same swan.  Both swans had auxiliary markers on their wings.  Reported these to the USGS Bird Banding  Lab.





AMERICAN ROBIN AT LAKE WILCOX PARK, RICHMOND HILL, ON


EASTERN KINGBIRD AT LAKE WILCOX PARK, RICHMOND HILL, ON



Saturday, June 20, 2015

FISH CROW AT CLAM PASS PARK/BEACH, NAPLES, FL

   We could tell this was a Fish Crow, not an American Crow by its call: "cah".



ROYAL TERNS AT CLAM PASS PARK/BEACH, NAPLES, FL



BLACK SKIMMER AT CLAM PASS PARK/BEACH IN NAPLES, FL

   While walking along Clam Pass Beach we saw in the distance a sandbar with gulls, terns and Black Skimmer's on it.  The Black Skimmer is a new species to our Life List, which now stands at 131.