The picture of this male Wood Duck on ice was photographed at the Green-wood Cemetery near Sylvan Waters in Brooklyn, New York. The picture of this male Wood Duck was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark III Canon 300mm f2.8 IS II with the 2X extender
To hear the song of the Wood Duck, click on the arrow below.
The picture of this Northern Waterthrush was taken at Green-wood Cemetery in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, New York. This pretty Northern Waterthrush was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark III Canon 300mm f2.8 IS II with the 2X extender.
To hear the song of the Northern Waterthrush, click on the arrow below.
The photograph of this female American Redstart was taken at Greenwood-Cemetery with the Canon 5D Mark III and the Canon 300mm f2.8 lens. To see the meta data on the settings and camera information used to take photograph, you can visit my flickr site – https://www.flickr.com/photos/laurameyers/14449685572/ – to view this information for this photo as well as the many other pictures that are up on this site.
The Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus) is a sturdy, medium-sized songbird with a large head, upright posture, square-tipped tail, and a relatively short, straight bill. The picture of this Eastern Kingbird was taken in the Green-wood Cemetery.
The picture of this beautiful male Baltimore Oriole was taken at the Green-wood Cemetery in the Dell Water area. The camera I used to photograph this Baltimore Oriole was the Canon 5D MarkIII with the Canon 300mm lens with a 2x extender.
The picture of this lovely male Canada Warbler was photographed at the Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York. The Canada Warbler is a colorful, active warbler of northern forests, the Canada Warbler spends little time on its breeding grounds. It is one of the last warblers to arrive north in the spring.
Pine Warbler eating an insect at the Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York. The Pine Warbler is one of the first Warblers to arrive during spring migration. Males sing in even, rich trills from the tops of pines.
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.
Fox Sparrows are dark, splotchy sparrows of dense thickets. Named for the rich red hues that many Fox Sparrows wear, this species is nevertheless one of our most variable birds, with four main groups that can range from foxy red to gray to dark brown. The picture of this pretty Fox Sparrow was taken in the Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York.
Both male and female mockingbirds sing. They often mimic the sounds of birds (and frogs) around them. They go on learning new sounds throughout their lives. The song is a long series of phrases, with each phrase repeated 2-6 times before shifting to a new sound; the songs can go on for 20 seconds or more.
The Blue-headed Vireo is a common and vocal bird of northeastern forests. The Blue-headed Vireo is the latest vireo to depart in autumn; migration more prolonged than in spring. Migrants use wide variety of wooded habitats, from shrubbery to treetops, either coniferous or deciduous.
To hear the song of the Blue-headed Vireo, click on the arrow below.