This is a male Indigo Bunting. He just recently arrived in my backyard a few days ago from wintering in central america. I love the color of these birds. This year I was determined to get a good photograph of one. This is the only time of the year they are frequent visitors to my yard.
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Summary- So for my first year of tracking my bird sightings, I saw and ID'd 83 species in the wild. Not a huge tally, but it's a start, and some other events took priority this year. Plus it's a goal I plan on beating for 2015. My favorite parts about my 2014 watching were the bird walk events I went on with Audubon groups, which helped me to spot a ton of warblers, but my favorite sighting was the RBGB, followed closely by the indigo bunting. I hope to see some loons in 2015.
I went to the zoo and all I got was this wildlife shot.
The zoo was uncharacteristically boring. Most animals seemed to be either hiding or off exhibit. As I was leaving the wolf exhibit heading towards the Sonora Desert I heard this loud tap tap tap. I stopped and looked but could not find anything. As soon as I started walking I heard it again. This time I spied the motion and moved in to get a closer look. Much to my surprise I saw this large bright woodpecker hammering away at the tree! *Willy update* Go to…
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Warbler Road ... a nature, wildlife, and photography perspective. Located off Virginia's Blue Ridge Parkway, expect to find Canada Warblers, Cerulean Warblers, Louisiana Waterthrushes, Black-and-white Warblers, Black-throated Blue Warblers, and Worm-eating Warblers, while birding this route during the spring.