The bird in the first photo is a male Red-winged Blackbird. In the second photo the male is on the right and the female Red-winged Blackbird is on the left. In the third photo a partial photo of the male is on the left and the other three birds are female.
Photos of birds,nature & travel taken by a birder/amateur photographer. Included are photos from the following countries: - United States - Canada - Costa Rica - Panama - Australia - New Zealand - Fiji - South Africa - Zambia - Zimbabwe - Botswana - Trinidad & Tobago - Mexico - Bahamas - Jamaica - Grand Cayman - Portugal - Italy - Greece - Turkey
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
NONBREEDING PALM WARBLER, EAGLE LAKES COMMUNITY PARK, NAPLES, FL
COOPER'S HAWK, EAGLE LAKES COMMUNITY PARK, NAPLES, FL
We were able to ID this hawk as a Cooper's Hawk (rather than a Sharp-shinned Hawk) by its size and long tail.
BLUE-GRAY GNATCATCHER, EAGLE LAKES COMMUNITY PARK, NAPLES, FL
We can ID this bird as a Blue-gray Gnatcatcher by its long black and white tail, pale blue-gray back and white eye-ring.
BLACK-BELLIED WHISTLING-DUCK ATOP TREE, EAGLE LAKES COMMUNITY PARK, NAPLES, FL
EURASIAN COLLARED DOVE, FRITCHEY RD., NAPLES, FL
These doves can be identified as Eurasian Collared Doves by their prominent dark neck-rings and their dark primaries.
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLER, NAPLES BOTANICAL GARDEN, NAPLES, FL
We can identify this warbler as a Yellow-rumped Warbler by the yellow on its flank, its brownish color (on winter bird), pale throat and streaked breast. In this view we cannot see the yellow rump.
GRAY CATBIRD, NAPLES BOTANICAL GARDEN, NAPLES, FL
This bird can be identified as a Gray Catbird by its overall gray plumage, its black cap and its blackish tail.
FEMALE DOWNY WOODPECKER, NAPLES BOTANICAL GARDEN, NAPLES, FL
We can ID this woodpecker as a Downy Woodpecker, rather than a Hairy Woodpecker, by its relatively small bill.
Saturday, December 26, 2015
FERAL MUSCOVY DUCKS, POND IN WESTON, FL
PURPLE GALLINULE, POND IN WESTON, FL
This pond is at the NE corner of the intersection of Weston Rd. and Royal Palm Blvd. in Weston, FL. It is behind the strip mall which contains Flannigan's restaurant.
BREEDING EUROPEAN STARLING, SNAKE RD., BROWARD COUNTY, FL
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