Tag Archives: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

Blackpoll Warbler on Branch

Male Breeding Blackpoll Warbler on Branch.
Blackpoll Warbler on Branch

The picture of this Male Blackpoll Warbler in breeding plumage was photographed at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in Queens New York. These birds breed so far north that the best times for most people to see them are in spring and fall, as they migrate through North America.

Click on the arrow above to hear the sounds of the Blackpoll Warbler

Black-throated Blue Warbler on Tree

Black-throated Blue Warbler Male on Tree

The picture of the Black-throated Blue Warbler was photographed at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in Queens New York. Unlike other warblers that molt into “confusing fall plumage,” male Black-throated Blue Warblers keep their distinctive black-and-blue plumage year-round.

Click on the above arrow to hear the song of the Black-throated Blue Warbler

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

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.