On that same walk a Yellow-rumped Warbler gave me the eye and flew right at me ;-)
Dark-eyed Juncos have taken over from the sparrows. They were everywhere you walked, scattering on approach, the white on their tails flashing.
|Dark-eyed Junco in a patch of late-flowering weeds|
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Good series, I especially like the Juncos.ReplyDelete
Its always fun when they appear even if it means winter on the way.
Great shots, I love the YRW flying right at you!ReplyDelete
Wow the third shot is wonderful!! That's a regular bird attack ;-) Maybe he did not like the brand of your camera ;-)ReplyDelete
have you come to any conclusions about the flying shorebirds? greater yellowlegs seem right to me.ReplyDelete
Thanks so much for your nice comments. If interested in the mystery of the migrating shorebirds, here is a discussion:ReplyDelete
...love the flight shot. It's really cool, and the junco is so beautiful. This week we saw our first of the season, and it seems each day more are joining the little flock in our yard.ReplyDelete
Junco's are one of my favourites.ReplyDelete