Tag Archives: Birding Brooklyn

Eastern Kingbird on Branch

Eastern Kingbird on a branch
Eastern Kingbird on Branch photographed at Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, NY

The Eastern Kingbird is a sturdy, medium-sized songbird with a large head, upright posture, square-tipped tail, and a relatively short, straight bill.

Click on the arrow above to hear the sounds of the Eastern Kingbird

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.