Wednesday, 31 December 2014

A Year of Birds

Sunday, 21 December 2014

Birding on third Weekend of December

Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)

Birds on a Wire - Barn Swallow
Barn Swallow 

How many Swallows can you see? I count 80

9 Fulvous Whistling Ducks (Dendrocygna bicolor)

Fulvous Whistling Duck

Fulvous Whistling Duck

5 Black-bellied Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna autumnalis)

Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius)

Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps)- Adult

Pied-billed Grebe (Chicks)

Pied-billed Grebe 

pied-billed grebe (Podilymbus podiceps)

Pied-billed Grebe

Pied-billed Grebe

Masked Duck (Nomonyx dominicus)- Male

Male in breeding plumage - blue bill

masked duck (Nomonyx dominicus) - Female
Masked Duck Pair