The picture of this lovely Gray Catbird was photographed at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. This Gray Catbird is named for its cat-like call. Like many members of the Mimidea (most famously mockingbirds), it also mimics the songs of other birds.
Scarlet Tanagers are medium-sized songbirds with fairly stocky proportions. They have thick, rounded bills suitable both for catching insects and eating fruit. The picture of this pretty male Scarlet Tanager was photographed at Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York.
Magnolia Warbler is a small songbird with a small bill and a long, narrow tail. The picture of this male Magnolia Warbler on a flowering Beach Plum plant was photographed at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in Queens New York.
Northern Parulas are small wood-warblers with a short tail and a thin, pointy bill. They are plump little warblers about the size of a kinglet. The picture of this Northern Paula was photographed at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in Queens, New York.
The picture of this pretty male Prairie Warbler was photographed in the Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn New York during spring migration. i Prairie Warblers forage actively on tree branches in search of insects.
To hear the song of the Prairie Warbler, click on the arrow below.