Tag Archives: Laura Meyers Nature Photography

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.

Black Scoter Duck

Black Scoter Female

Black Scoter Female

The picture of this Black Scoter Duck Female was photographed in the waters off the Barnegat Lighthouse Jetty in New Jersey on very cold windy day. This Black Scoter was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark IV and the Canon 100-400 II lens. Groups of Black Scoters often can be located by the constant mellow, plaintive whistling sound of the males.
To hear the song of the Black Scoter, click on the arrow below.

Hermit Thrush Closeup

Hermit Thrush Closeup

Hermit Thrush Closeup

The picture of this Hermit Thrush Closeup was photographed at Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn. A more hardy bird than the other brown-backed thrushes, the Hermit Thrush migrates north earlier in spring and lingers later in fall than the others.
To hear the beautiful song of the Hermit Thrush, click on the arrow below.

Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Northern Rough-winged Swallow

The picture of this Northern Rough-winged Swallow was photographed at Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York. This Northern Rough-winged Swallow was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark IV and the Canon 100-400 II lens
To hear the song of the Northern Rough-winged Swallow, click on the arrow below.

Eastern Wood Peewee

Eastern Wood Peewee

Eastern Wood Peewee

Eastern Wood Peewee

The picture of this Eastern Wood Peewee was photographed at Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York. This Eastern Wood Peewee was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark IV and the Canon 100-400 II lens. The Eastern Wood-Pewee and Western Wood-Pewee have different calls but are nearly impossible to tell apart by eye.
To hear the song of the Eastern Wood Peewee, click on the arrow below.

Blackpoll Warbler Fall

Blackpoll Warbler Fall

Blackpoll Warbler Fall

Blackpoll Warbler Fall

The picture of this Blackpoll Warbler Fall was photographed at the Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn New York during fall migration. This Blackpoll Warbler Fall was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark IV and the Canon 100-400 II lens.
To hear the song of the Blackpoll Warbler, click on the arrow below.

Black-throated Green Warbler Fall

Black-throated Green Warbler Fall

Black-throated Green Warbler Fall

Black-throated Green Warbler Fall

The picture of this Black-throated Green Warbler Fall was photographed at Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York. This Black-throated Green Warbler Fall was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark IV and the Canon 100-400 II lens
To hear the song of the Black-throated Green Warbler, click on the arrow below.

Prairie Warbler Fall

Prairie Warbler Fall

Prairie Warbler Fall

Prairie Warbler Fall

The picture of this Prairie Warbler Fall was photographed at Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York. This Prairie Warbler Fall was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark IV and the Canon 100-400 II lens
To hear the song of the Prairie Warbler, click on the arrow below.

Cedar Waxwing on Branch

Cedar Waxwing

Cedar Waxwing

Cedar Waxing on Branch

The picture of this Cedar Waxwing on branch was photographed at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in Queens, New York. This Cedar Waxwing was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark IV and the Canon 100-400 II lens
To hear the song of the Cedar Waxwing, click on the arrow below.

Barn Swallow in Flight

Barn Swallow in Flight

Barn Swallow in Flight

Barn Swallow in Flight

The picture of this Barn Swallow in Flight was photographed at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. This Barn Swallow was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark IV and the Canon 100-400 II lens. Photographing swallows in flight is a fun challenge for me because of their small size and irregular flight pattern so I was very pleased to be able still this beautiful bird.
To hear the sounds of the Barn Swallow, click on the arrow below.

Dunlin Wings Up

Dunlin Wings Up

Dunlin Wings Up

Dunlin Wings Up

The picture of this Dunlin Wings Up was photographed at the Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in New Jersey. Dunlin with Wings Up was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark IV and the Canon 100-400 II lens. Numbers wintering in some coastal areas have declined noticeably since the 1970s; the reasons for this are unknown.
To hear the sounds of the Dunlin , click on the arrow below.

Black Skimmers in Flight

Black Skimmers in Flight

Black Skimmers in Flight

Black Skimmers in Flight

The picture of these Black Skimmers in flight was photographed at Nickerson Beach in Nassau County New York where they breed during the summer. This Black Skimmers in flight were photographed with the Canon 5D Mark IV and the Canon 100-400 II lens.
To hear the sounds of the Black Skimmer, click on the arrow below.

Swainson’s Thrush on Branch

Swainson's Thrush

Swainson’s Thrush

Swainson’s Thrush on Branch

The picture of this Swainson’s Thrush on Branch was photographed at Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York. This Swainson’s Thrush was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark IV and the Canon 100-400 II lens
To hear the song of the Swainson’s Thrush on Branch, click on the arrow below.

Eastern Kingbird with Flowers

Eastern Kingbird

Eastern Kingbird

Eastern Kingbird with Flowers

The picture of this Eastern Kingbird with Flowers was photographed at the Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York during spring migration. This Eastern Kingbird was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark IV and the Canon 100-400 II lens
To hear the song of the Eastern Kingbird, click on the arrow below.