The "surprisingly shy" subspecies.
This bird was the reason I went out birding here, but when I finally saw the Uppie, it was too far to get a decent picture. Frustrating, but eventually I'll get a better picture.
At the Comfort Inn
Trapped in the house. Substantial in size
I was proud to get this in flight with no landmarks.
No,really, on the tree at the point of the peninsula.
Looking for a Taco Bell handout
Good reading! At the gym
There's always one pair of Mallards who come into my mom's condominium complex, even though there are no obvious water features here. First time being noticed this year was on 4/15/15
A young male, was the consensus of the hawk watchers, but I'd be happy to entertain other opinions. The second picture is clearer than the first one.
My first ever for New York State. On a day when very few hawks were flying near the platform, this was a sweet one to capture in a picture!
This is for the "pre-road-kill" project. Actually, both of these turkeys safely crossed all the lanes of the parkway