Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher in Tree

This Blue-gray Gnatcatcher was photographed in the Greenwood Cemetery in Brooklyn New York where there were dozens of them flitting around as soon as the temperature warmed up enough for the insects to fly.

Click the arrow below to hear the sounds of the Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Brown Thrasher

Brown Thrasher

Brown Thrasher

Brown Thrasher Eating Berries

This Brown Thrasher eating berries on top of a tree was photographed at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge using my Canon5D MarkIII camera with the Canon 100-400mm lens on a beautiful spring day at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge.

To hear the sounds of the Brown Thrasher, click on the arrow below.

House Finch on Branch

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House Finch on Branch

This pretty House Finch on a branch was photographed at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in Queens New York near the visitors Center. I used the Canon 5D Mark III with the 100-400mm lens to take this picture.

To hear the sounds of the House Finch, click arrow below.

Red-winged Blackbird

Red-winged Blackbird

Red-winged Blackbird

Red-winged Blackbird

The picture of this male Red-winged Blackbird was taken at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in Queens, New York. I used the Canon EOS 5D Mark III with the Canon 100-400mm lens to photograph this beauty on a really pretty sunny day in early spring.

To hear the sounds of the Red-winged Blackbird click below.

Eastern Phoebe

Eastern Phoebe

Eastern Phoebe

There were lots of Eastern Phoebes at Green-wood Cemetery this past Sunday. In 1804, the Eastern Phoebe became the first banded bird in North America. John James Audubon attached silvered thread to an Eastern Phoebe’s leg to track its return in successive years.