The picture of this Red-bellied Woodpecker was taken at the New York Botanical Garden. The picture of this Red-bellied Woodpecker was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark III Canon 300mm f2.8 IS II with the 2X extender.
To hear the song of the Red-bellied Woodpecker, click on the arrow below.
Black-and-white Warblers act more like nuthatches than warblers, foraging for hidden insects in the bark of trees by creeping up, down, and around branches and trunks. The photograph of this pretty Black and White Warbler was taken at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx in the Twin Lake area.
Yellow-rumped Warbler foraging on the ground photographed at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, New York during spring migration. Yellow-rumped Warblers are perhaps the most versatile foragers of all warblers.
This pretty Palm Warbler was photographed at the Twin Lakes in the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, New York during spring migration. This Palm Warbler was photographed in the early morning with the Canon5D Mark III and the Canon 1000-400 lens.
To hear the song of the Palm Warbler – use the below arrow.
Massive seasonal American Robin migrations occur across large areas of Canada, the U.S., and Mexico as individuals respond to the seasonal availability of soil invertebrates in the spring and of fruit in the fall. The picture of this American Robin was taken at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, New York.
This Field Sparrow is one of the fall migrating sparrows that come through the New York City area this time of year. The Field Sparrow has a simple, yet distinctive song of repeated clear whistled notes on one pitch that increase in rate until they make a trill.
Ruby-throated Hummingbirds are eastern North America’s only breeding hummingbird. But in terms of area, this species occupies the largest breeding range of any North American hummingbird. The Ruby-throated Hummingbird beats its wings about 53 times a second.
To hear the call of the Ruby-throated Hummingbird, click on arrow below
Distinctive in both plumage and behavior, the Black-and-white Warbler forages for insects while creeping along the trunks and branches of trees. It is tempting to describe the Black-and-white Warbler as a specialist wood-warbler, the only species to focus the bulk of its foraging on bark of trunks and large limbs. It is more accurate to define this species’ foraging niche as “wide” because the species frequently joins other warblers in outer branches and gleans foliage.
Click below to hear the song of the Black and White Warbler
I took the picture of this White-eyed Vireo last Saturday at the New York Botanical Gardens in the Twin Lakes area. A small and secretive bird of shrubby areas of the eastern and southern United States, the White-eyed Vireo is most noticeable for its explosive song.
Click on the arrow below to hear the song of the White-eyed Vireo.
The picture of this very handsome White-throated Sparrow was taken in the Azalea Garden at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx. Spring is definitely attempting to peek through the winter drapery – there was an azalea flower in full bloom. This means that the White-throated Sparrows will be taking off soon – I will miss them and the image of them diligently scraping the ground for food.