Tag Archives: Birding Brooklyn

Blue Jay in Tree

Blue Jay in Tree

The photograph of this Blue Jay in a Tree was photographed at Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn New York. The black bridle across the face, nape, and throat varies extensively and may help Blue Jays recognize one another.

Click arrow above to hear the sounds of the Blue Jay

Northern Parula Warbler on Branch

Northern Paula Warbler
Northern Parula Warbler on branche photographed in Green-wood Cemetery Brooklyn New York

The picture of this Northern Parula Warbler was photographed in Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn New York during Fall Migration. They tend to flutter around at the tips of branches quickly plucking insects or reaching out to grab prey.

click on above arrow to hear the song of the Northern Parula

Chestnut-sided Warbler Fall

Chestnut-sided Warbler
Chestnut-sided Warbler Fall in Tree photographed at Green-wood Cemetery Brooklyn New YOrk

The picture of this Chestnut-sided Warbler Fall was photographed at Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York. The Chestnut-sided Warbler sings two basic songs: one is accented at the end (the pleased-to-meetcha song), and the other is not.

Click on the arrow above to hear the song of the Chestnut-side Warbler

Brown-headed Cowbird in the Grass

Brown-headed Cowbird foraging in the grass
Male Brown-headed Cowbird foraging in the grasses.

The picture of this Brown-headed Cowbird in the grass was photographed at Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York. Brown-headed Cowbirds feed mostly on seeds from grasses and weeds, with some crop grains. Insects such as grasshoppers and beetles, often caught as cows and horses stir them into movement, make up about a quarter of a cowbird’s diet.

Eastern Kingbird on Branch

Eastern Kingbird on a branch
Eastern Kingbird on Branch photographed at Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, NY

The Eastern Kingbird is a sturdy, medium-sized songbird with a large head, upright posture, square-tipped tail, and a relatively short, straight bill.

Click on the arrow above to hear the sounds of the Eastern Kingbird

Scarlet Tanager Male

Male Scarlet Tanager in the Grass
Male Scarlet Tanager in Grass
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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.

To hear the song of the Scarlet Tanager click on the arrow above.

Hermit Thrush Closeup

Hermit Thrush Closeup

Hermit Thrush Closeup

The picture of this Hermit Thrush Closeup was photographed at Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn. A more hardy bird than the other brown-backed thrushes, the Hermit Thrush migrates north earlier in spring and lingers later in fall than the others.
To hear the beautiful song of the Hermit Thrush, click on the arrow below.

Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Northern Rough-winged Swallow

The picture of this Northern Rough-winged Swallow was photographed at Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York. This Northern Rough-winged Swallow was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark IV and the Canon 100-400 II lens
To hear the song of the Northern Rough-winged Swallow, click on the arrow below.

Winter Wren

Winter Wren

Winter Wren

Winter Wren

The picture of this Winter Wren was photographed at Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York. This Winter Wren was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark IV and the Canon 100-400 II lens. Per unit weight, the Winter Wren delivers its song with 10 times more power than a crowing rooster.
To hear the beautiful song of the Winter Wren, click on the arrow below.

Eastern Wood Peewee

Eastern Wood Peewee

Eastern Wood Peewee

Eastern Wood Peewee

The picture of this Eastern Wood Peewee was photographed at Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York. This Eastern Wood Peewee was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark IV and the Canon 100-400 II lens. The Eastern Wood-Pewee and Western Wood-Pewee have different calls but are nearly impossible to tell apart by eye.
To hear the song of the Eastern Wood Peewee, click on the arrow below.

Blackpoll Warbler Fall

Blackpoll Warbler Fall

Blackpoll Warbler Fall

Blackpoll Warbler Fall

The picture of this Blackpoll Warbler Fall was photographed at the Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn New York during fall migration. This Blackpoll Warbler Fall was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark IV and the Canon 100-400 II lens.
To hear the song of the Blackpoll Warbler, click on the arrow below.