Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Random Spring Photos

The following is a small sample of the things I've seen in Worcester county this spring.

Orchard Oriole. First Year male.

Orchard Oriole

Adult Iceland Gull at Whalom Lake, Lunenburg. 22Jan12

Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Coachlace Pond, Clinton.
31Mar12, earliest record for me. I usually start seeing them mid to late April. 

Northern Rough-winged Swallow 

Northern Rough-winged Swallow

American Robin

Worcester Airport runway. Great grassland birding location introduced to me by my birding mentors, Mark Lynch and Sheila Carroll.

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher. Always on time at Bolton Flats.

Nashville Warbler

Nashville Warbler

Vesper Sparrow

Prairie Warbler

Prairie Warbler

Brown Thrasher

Brown Thrasher

Red-eared Slider. Introduced turtle. Probably someone's unwanted pet.

Red Admiral

Least Flycatcher

Eastern Towhee

Yellow Warbler

Blue-winged Warbler

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