Lunch Time

May 31, 2014 - I found this Pileated Woodpecker nest several weeks ago. I have been waiting to take pics when the lighting was soft. Al...
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Grasshopper Sparrow

May 31, 2014 - I finally found the time to go to the Van Atta Road Nature Preserve and look for the Grasshopper and Henslow's Sparrows...
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Eye on the Dog

May 29, 2014 - This little chipper was very interested in my walking companion, a Corgi named Dexter.
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Leucistic Robin

May 29, 2014 - Earlier in the year someone reported seeing a leucistic Robin at the MSU Clarence E Lewis Landscape Arboretum. So I have...
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Blue-headed Vireo

May 28, 2014 - Here is a tiny bird with a beautiful song and nice white spectacles. I love how birds always know you are watching them,...
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Prairie Warbler

May 27, 2014 - ​On my way home from a weekend up north I receive an email that a local birder had found a Prairie Warbler in North Meri...
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Dwarf Lake Iris

May 26, 2014 - I visited Thompson"s Harbor State Park today and was surprised to see Dwarf Lake Iris in the hundreds. I did not know th...
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Ovenbird

May 25, 2014 - I'm up North in Presque Isle Co for the weekend. Usually the Warblers are here by the hundreds this time of year but I a...
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Tennessee Warbler

May 22, 2014 - The parking area at Unit A in the Maple River SGA was very active early Sunday morning. There were so many Warblers that...
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Chimney Swift

May 21, 2014 - This bird is commonly referred to as a cigar with wings. I am including a couple more pics of birds in flight (BIF)....
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WOW

May 17, 2014 - A friend and I went birding at Sleepy Hollow State Park this morning. I knew that we had seen a Blue-winged Warbler, but...
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Over the Canopy

May 15, 2014 - I was walking under the Maples on the Ferguson Bayou Trail when a Sandhill Crane flew overhead. Here is the photo that I...
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Looking Glass

May 15, 2014 - Last Sunday morning I kayaked on the Looking Glass River. For some reason this river is always good for reflections......
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Blue Angel

May 14, 2014 - This Great Blue Heron was putting on an air show over Legg Park, silent and beautiful.
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More Gems

May 10, 2014 - This morning a friend and I went to Legg Park to see how many species of birds we could see in one day. We ended up with...
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# 150

May 09, 2014 - This is number one hundred fifty for 2014. I was hoping that it would be a good one and my wish came true. This is a Dun...
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Everything's Rosie

May 06, 2014 - I took the afternoon off for some relaxation. Here is what I saw along the Lansing River Trail, and more. Rose-breast...
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Welcome Home

May 04, 2014 - If you have followed me for long then you know that by far my favorite bird is the Prothonotary Warbler. I took the kaya...
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Warbler Invasion

May 03, 2014 - Finally the warbler migration has begun. Without a doubt, this is my favorite time of the year. Pine Warbler (Fenner)...
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