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.

Cape May Warbler on Flowering Beach Plum

Magnolia Warbler on  flowering Beach Plum
Cape May Warbler on Flowering Beach Plum
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Cape May Warbler is a small songbird with a small bill and a long, narrow tail. The picture of this male Cape May Warbler on a flowering Beach Plum plant was photographed at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in Queens New York.

To hear the song of the Cape May Warbler click on the arrow above.

Northern Parula Male

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Male Northern Parula
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Northern Parulas are small wood-warblers with a short tail and a thin, pointy bill. They are plump little warblers about the size of a kinglet. The picture of this Northern Paula was photographed at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in Queens, New York.

To hear the song of the Northern Parula, click on the arrow above.

White-eyed Vireo Spring

White-eyed Vireo in Crab Apple Tree photographed in Green-wood Cemetery.
White-eyed Vireo
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The picture of this beautiful White-eyed Vireo perched on the blossoming Crab Apple Tree was photographed at the Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn New York during Spring Migration.
Click on the area below to hear the song of the White-eyed Vireo.

Palm Warbler Breeding

Palm Warbler breeding plumage photographed at Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn.
Palm Warbler Breeding
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The picture of this pretty Palm Warbler in breeding plumage was taken at Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn New York at the beginning of Spring Migration in early April.
Click on the arrow below to hear the song of the Palm Warbler.

Wood Stork Foraging


Wood Stork Foraging at Sweetwater Wetlands Park, Gainesville, Florida
Wood Stork Foraging
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The picture of this Wood Stork foraging was taken at the Sweetwater Wetland Park in Gainesville, Florida during the winter months. There were quite of few Wood Storks along with most of the wading birds at this time.
Wood Storks are usually silent, but nestlings make a ruckus at the breeding colonies. Wood Storks make a clattering sound by snapping their bills together during courtship.

To hear the sounds of the breeding Wood Stork colonies click on arrow below.

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Snowy Egret Walking

Snowy Egret Walking
Snowy Egret Walking
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The picture of this showy Snowy Egret walking was taken at the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge near Titusville, Florida. Among the most elegant of the herons, the slender Snowy Egret sets off immaculate white plumage with black legs and brilliant yellow feet.

The picture of this showy Snowy Egret walking was taken at the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge near Titusville, Florida. Among the most elegant of the herons, the slender Snowy Egret sets off immaculate white plumage with black legs and brilliant yellow feet.

To hear the sounds of the Snowy Egret, click on the arrow below.

Boat-tailed Grackle Male

Boat-tailed Grackle
Boat-tailed Grackle Male
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The picture of this Boat-tailed Grackle Male was taken at the Viera Wetlands in Viera Florida. Boat-tailed Grackles have a variable song with harsh jeeb-jeeb-jeeb notes and low-pitched guttural rolls. Both males and females sing, though females do so only rarely.

To hear the sounds of the Boat-tailed Grackle click on the arrow below.

Loggerhead Shrike

Loggerhead Shrike on branch photographed at Viera Wetlands.
Loggerhead Shrike on Branch

The picture of this Loggerhead Shrike  was photographed at the Viera Wetlands in Viera Florida. This Loggerhead Shrike was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark IV and the Canon 100-400 II lens.

To hear the song of the Loggerhead Shrike, click on the arrow below.

Vermillion Flycatcher

Vermillion Flycatcher

The picture of this pretty Vermillion Flycatcher was photographed at the St Marks National Wildlife Refuge near Tallahassee Florida towards the end of February 2019. This Vermillion Flycatcher has been seen for the last two years in a similar spot at this Refuge.
To hear the song of the Vermillion Flycatcher use the below arrow to start sound.

Purple Gallinule

Purple Gallinule

The picture of this Purple Gallinule was photographed at Viera Wetlands in Melbourne Florida. This Purple Gallinule was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark IV and the Canon 100-400 II lens

To hear the song of the Purple Gallinule, click on the arrow below.