Tuesday, April 14, 2015


More Bloodroot!

More Yellow-rumps!

Most of the Yellow-rumped Warblers I've been seeing are not quite finished molting into their breeding plumage. Note the brown highlights here and there. In another week most of the males will look like this.

More sparrows!

Chipping Sparrow

Savannah Sparrow

Vesper Sparrow

And ... and ... I guess maybe this is why the Great Horned Owls moved?

Pheasant Branch, Dane, US-WI
Apr 14, 2015 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
63 species

Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Blue-winged Teal
Northern Shoveler
Green-winged Teal
Ring-necked Duck
Lesser Scaup
Common Loon
Pied-billed Grebe
Great Blue Heron
Red-tailed Hawk
American Coot
Sandhill Crane
Wilson's Snipe
Ring-billed Gull
Rock Pigeon
Mourning Dove
Great Horned Owl
Belted Kingfisher
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
American Kestrel
Eastern Phoebe
Blue Jay
American Crow
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Tree Swallow
Barn Swallow
Black-capped Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
White-breasted Nuthatch
Brown Creeper
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Hermit Thrush
American Robin
European Starling
Cedar Waxwing
Pine Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
American Tree Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow
Vesper Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Northern Cardinal
Red-winged Blackbird
Eastern Meadowlark
Rusty Blackbird
Common Grackle
Brown-headed Cowbird
House Finch
American Goldfinch
House Sparrow

All images © 2015 Mike McDowell

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