After a great trip with Darrell in Tennessee, I headed back down home...and made a few more stops... :)
Enjoyed stopping at Greenlee Park in Brinkley, Arkansas. I didn't stay too long, but I did still spot some nice organisms. :)
Black bird with brown head. This individual is a juvenile. The juvenile is mottled gray and brown with brown streaks on its breast. Black grosbeak-like beak with black feet/legs.
nest with 2 nestlings and 1 egg
Found eating corn inside a pig trap
About this time my camera decided to scream " Memory Card Failure " over and over and a slew of shots up here just...didn't get recorded. Fantastic butterflies!
( Oh, and I lost my cell phone yesterday on the way to the "Moth Ball". Kinda...intense 24-hours...)
The Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea) is a small seed-eating bird in the family Cardinalidae. It is migratory, ranging from southern Canada to northern Florida during the breeding season, and from southern Florida to northern South America during the winter. It often migrates by night, using the stars to navigate. Its habitat is farmland, brush areas, and open woodland. The Indigo Bunting is closely related to the Lazuli Bunting and interbreeds with the species where their ranges...