Baltimore Orioles at Buddy Attick Park.

It’s been a week, but a busy and somewhat productive week. We’re finally getting some migrants with regularity.

Where to go? I’ve tried a few places without much luck, but it’s often a crapshoot even at peak migration. I’m getting too old for all day marathons, so I’m usually just hitting two or three places.

Anyway, here’s the best stuff from the last week.

Possum Point 228

Sunrise at Possum Point.

Spottted Sandpiper 2020-3

This Spotted Sandpiper was at Jonas Green Park.

Mallard 2021-47

Mallards are plentiful at Quiet Waters.

Eastern Bluebird 2020-42 Eastern Bluebird 2020-45 Eastern Bluebird 2020-46

Eastern Bluebird 2020-41

This Eastern Bluebird has found a nice breakfast.

Yellow Breasted Chat 2021-1

Yellow Breasted Chats, with their bizarre song, are always a treat to find.

 

Lincoln's Sparrow 2021-1

Lincoln’s Sparrow is an unusual find, and only happens during migration. This one was at Greenbury Point.

Orchard Uriole 2021-1 Yellow Breasted Chat 2021-2 American Redstart 2021-1

Qrchard Oriole 2021-1

Orchard Orioles are present at Greenbury Point, but will they stay?

Chickadee 2021-9

I wanted better light for this Carolina Chickadee.

Common Goldeneye 2021-2

Worthy of inclusion only because it’s a Common Goldeneye, and should be way North of here.

Common Yellowthroat 2020-4

Common Yellowthroats are singing in every marsh.

Great Blue Heron 2021-63

This Great Blue Heron flew right into the sunrise.

Black Vulture 2021-2

There are dozens of Black Vultures at Sandy Point, often gathered ’round the dumpsters.

Red Winged Blackbird 2020-7

The Red Winged Blackbird may be our most numerus bird.

Cardinal 2021-49

Cardinal 2021-48

You can’t go far without hearing a Cardinal.

Swamp Sparrow 2021-2

Swamp Sparrows have just arrived, and some will stay to breed.

Osprey 2021-32

This Osprey was resting at Possum Point.

 

Cooper's Hawk 2021-7

This Cooper’s Hawk and his partner, flew overhead this morning at Possum Point.

Double Crested Cormorant 2021-8

Double Crested Cormorants are regulars at Possum Point.

 

Green Heron 2020-2 Yellow Breasted Chat 2021-2

Catbird 2021-3

Many Gray Catbirds are feeding at Greenbury Point.

Baltimore Oriole 2021-5

 

Baltimore Oriole 2021-2

This Baltimore was nesting at Buddy Attick Park.

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