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183 unique birds photographed...and counting

Black-throated Blue Warbler

Black-throated Blue Warbler

The beauties are found flitting around in the underbrush where they also nest.  they don’t mind people passing by, if your inclined to stroll thru bug infested wetlands, you might be able to walk right up to...
The “bra” fence

The “bra” fence

I laughed when I saw this, many ski resorts have a “bra tree”, some people hate it, little kids wonder about it, and many laugh.  Which is what I did when I came across the “bra fence” near...
Killdeer nest

Killdeer nest

While photographing a horse show I noticed some commotion on a hill near some spectators. This Killdeer was working hard to distract th spectators from walking on its nest.  After the show  I went to see what the commotion was all about, the Killdeer changed antics becoming more and more wounded the closer I got, I quietly walked past the nest taking a couple of photos without stopping and let them be.  ...
Sora #180 new bird!

Sora #180 new bird!

Never heard of them? Neither had I,  however we have all heard them and mistaken them for frogs or just assumed we were hearing general marsh sounds. This is one of the many songs they sing: http://nature.wendywebbphotography.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/SORA_5.kerwee_NYle_1.mp3 The Sora is found in freshwater marshes, flood fields, and swamps, where they walk around like little chickens pecking at the water. The biggest threat to these birds is wetlands being drained, as this is where they nest.  Having been over hunted, they have made a come back due to the high survival rate of...
American Bittern

American Bittern

Open the post and press play to hear the sound of a Bittern, it’s quite remarkable! http://nature.wendywebbphotography.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/AMEBIT_1.onk-a-chonk_NDle_1.mp3 One of my favourites to find… you know your near one when you hear a cottage pump making an off sound, and when you locate the sound, you will find a shy Bittern…...
Brownheaded Cowbirds

Brownheaded Cowbirds

Cowbirds are brood parasites.  They deposit their eggs in nests belonging to birds of other species.  Some of the birds they parasitize remove the eggs from their nests or cover them with new nesting material so they are not incubated. They do like to be around large animals such as cows so they can eat bugs caused by the herd disturbing the...

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