Category Archives: Birds

Brant Foraging

Brant Foraging at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
Brant
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The picture of this Brant Foraging was taken at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in Queens New York. An abundant small goose of the ocean shores, the Brant breeds in the high Arctic tundra and winters along both coasts.

Click on the arrow above to hear the sounds of the Brant

Black Scoter Pair

Black Scoter Pair
Black Scoter Pair
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The picture of these two Black Scoters was taken at Jones Beach State Park at the Coast Guard Station in New York. The Black Scoter is among the most vocal of waterfowl.

Click on arrow above to hear sound of Black Scoter

Common Eider

Common Eider
Common Eider
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The picture of this Common Eider was photographed in Jones Beach State Park at the Coast Guard Station in New York. The Common Eider is the largest duck on North America.

To hear the sounds of the Common Eider click on the arrow above.

Brewer’s Sparrow

Brewer's Sparrow on a log
Brewer’s Sparrow
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The picture of this Brewer’s Sparrow on a log was photographed at the Hutton Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Laramie Wyoming. Brewer’s Sparrows are the most abundant bird across the vast sagebrush steppe, and their long, trilling songs are a signature sound of the landscape.

Click on the arrow above to hear the lovely Song of the Brewer’s Sparrow