Category Archives: Birds

What a sweet couple

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A couple of Egrets enjoying Clark Pond

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GMG FOB Marty Morgan Shares Her Welcome Spring Photo!

Thanks so much Marty for sharing your welcome spring photo–wonderful!!! Marty writes, Hi Kim, My husband leaves the sliding seat from his rowing shell hanging under our back stairs. Some little bird decided it was the perfect place to build her … Continue reading

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Sing Your Heart Out Fella!

Male Red-Winged Blackbird Although Red-winged Blackbirds are spied around Niles Pond during the winter months, spring brings flocks, and the males are an especially welcome sight chortling atop the pussy willow branches along the water’s edge. Red-winged Blackbirds are one of North … Continue reading

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Look who is back

Clark Pond, these beautiful birds just hanging out.

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Are you looking at me

Red Tail Hawks on Tuesday morning..

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Look who came to visit my feeder at dusk

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A quick post for our Robin friends. Robins do not eat bird seed. With very little fruit remaining on the branch and the ground once again covered in snow, I made a quick trip to Essex Bird Shop yesterday to … Continue reading

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Peregrine Falcon

This magnificent bird cast a shadow as it flew by my office on Friday.  I believe it was having some lunch.

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Does anyone know what kind of duck this is?

At the State Pier so this little guy going so fast the duck was actually leaving a wake,  I used photo shop to show colors.  It was really cute.

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Gull waiting for summer on Rocky Neck

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Sun on My Back!

Great Blue Heron photographed on a luxuriously warm late-October morning in the tide pool at Good Harbor Beach. Click image to view full size. Oftentimes when I come upon a Great Blue Heron fishing in the marsh at dawn, they … Continue reading

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I Love Sumac!

Now that’s not an opinion you don’t hear very often. I try to get my clients to love it too or, if they can’t enjoy Smooth Sumac for its unusual beauty, to at least appreciate the shrub for the myriad … Continue reading

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Anone know what kind of nest this is?

Saw this over at Niles Pond on Sunday.

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Birds of Cape Ann: Mourning Doves and Why Birds Fluff When Cold

Pair of Mourning Doves in Pear Tree While writing this post and listening to recorded songs of Mourning Doves, I was immediately transported to my grandparent’s summer cottage on Cape Cod. Their home was sited on a bluff overlooking Cape Cod … Continue reading

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Male Cardinal enjoying the snow at the feeder

Actually there was a female at the other feeder but she did not like the camera.

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Exterminate All Swans by 2025

Female (left) and Male Mute Swans at Niles Pond The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s war on swans includes gassing, shooting, and oiling eggs on nests to prevent them from hatching. Their stated goal is to eliminate all … Continue reading

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