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American Black Duck

American Black Duck

See Sunday, February 28, 2010 blog entry.


American Crow

American Crow

Doing what crows do on Kercheval. See Thursday, May 07, 2009 blog entry.


American Goldfinch - Female

American Goldfinch - Female

See Sunday, April 19, 2009 blog entry.


American Goldfinch - Male

American Goldfinch - Male

Perched on power lines. See Sunday, April 19, 2009 blog entry.


American Goldfinch - Winter Coat

American Goldfinch - Winter Coat

See Sunday, June 26, 2011 blog entry.


Barn Swallow

Barn Swallow

See Wednesday, July 14, 2010 blog entry.


Belted Kingfisher

Belted Kingfisher

See Tuesday, August 24, 2010 blog entry.


Black-capped Chickadee

Black-capped Chickadee

See Thursday, December 17, 2009 blog entry.


Blue Jay - Female

Blue Jay - Female

With some nesting materials. See Thursday, December 17, 2009 blog entry.


Blue Jay - Male

Blue Jay - Male

Hiding in the trees. See Thursday, December 17, 2009 blog entry.


Brown-headed Cowbird

Brown-headed Cowbird

See Thursday, May 07, 2009 blog entry.


Brown-headed Cowbird - Female

Brown-headed Cowbird - Female

See our Friday, July 01, 2011 blog entry.


Bufflehead Ducks

Bufflehead Ducks

Swimming in Detroit River. See Sunday, August 16, 2009 blog entry.


Canada Goose

Canada Goose

Hangin' out with a black duck. See Thursday, October 08, 2009 blog entry.


Canada Goose - Goslings

Canada Goose - Goslings

See Wednesday, May 12, 2010 blog entry.


Canvasback Ducks

Canvasback Ducks

A few in a large flock in the channels past the Livingstone Memorial Lighthouse. See Sunday, August 16, 2009 blog entry.


Cardinal

Cardinal

This one lives out back of our house. Greets us many mornings. See Thursday, May 25, 2009 blog entry.


Common Goldeneye

Common Goldeneye

Floating on the Detroit River. See Friday, February 26, 2010 blog entry.


Common Grackle

Common Grackle

See Thursday, May 07, 2009 blog entry.


Common Merganser

Common Merganser

On Detroit River. See Thursday, February 25, 2010 blog entry.


Dark-eyed Junco

Dark-eyed Junco

Caught on film in the backyard. See Sunday, October 25, 2009 blog entry.


Domestic Geese

Domestic Geese

Domestic geese gone wild. See February 21, 2011 blog entry.


Double-crested Cormorant

Double-crested Cormorant

Spent a great deal of time scratching its back but staightened up for this photo. See Sunday, September 27, 2009 blog entry.


Downy Woodpecker

Downy Woodpecker

See Sunday, November 29, 2009 blog entry.


Eastern Kingbird

Eastern Kingbird

See our Wednesday, August 31, 2011 blog entry.


Eastern Kingbird

Eastern Kingbird

See Tuesday, August 3, 2010 blog entry.


Eastern Phoebe

Eastern Phoebe

See our Friday, October 14, 2011 blog entry.


European Starling

European Starling

See Thursday, May 07, 2009 blog entry.


Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

In flight. See February 21, 2011 and May 2, 2010 blog entries.


Great Egret

Great Egret

One of many we saw on this day. See Tuesday, August 24, 2010 blog entry.


House Finch

House Finch

Caught sight of two of these early Saturday morning. See Monday, June 29, 2009 blog entry.


House Sparrow - Female

House Sparrow - Female

See Monday, October 05, 2009 blog entry.


House Sparrow - Male

House Sparrow - Male

See Monday, October 05, 2009 blog entry.


Killdeer

Killdeer

Near a nest. See Sunday, April 26, 2009 blog entry.


Killdeer - Eggs

Killdeer - Eggs

See our Tuesday, June 28, 2011 blog entry.


Lesser Scaup

Lesser Scaup

Floating on the Detroit river. See Sunday, August 16, 2009 blog entry.


Mallard

Mallard

See Monday, March 01, 2010 blog entry.


Mourning Dove

Mourning Dove

On top of our house. See Thursday, December 17, 2009 blog entry.


Mute Swans

Mute Swans

See Monday, September 28, 2009 blog entry.


Northern Flicker

Northern Flicker

See Wednesday, August 4, 2010 blog entry.


Northern Goshawk

Northern Goshawk

See May 12, 2011 blog entry.


Northern Oriole - Female

Northern Oriole - Female

See Sunday, May 23, 2010 blog entry.


Northern Oriole - Male

Northern Oriole - Male

First Oriole we have seen in the city. This lot had an unbelievable amount of birds that we had not seen or heard in other places around the town.


Pie-billed Grebe

Pie-billed Grebe

See Sunday, August 16, 2009 blog entry.


Red Tailed Hawk

Red Tailed Hawk

One morning two years ago, we heard wild screeching, wings beating, and a ruckus in the tree outside S.'s bedroom window at our home on the East Side. We had previously hung a fake owl in the tree to scare away some pesky pigeons (didn't work). When we looked to see the source of the noises, we saw a large hawk circling in and out of the tree confronting the owl statue. On another occasion, I saw a Red Tail pounce on a pigeon coming off the Grand River exit of I-10 just north of downtown. Didn't have the camera ready on either occasion.


Red-bellied Woodpecker

Red-bellied Woodpecker

Heard its call and then spotted it near the top of a telephone pole on the East Side near our home. We took a couple pictures before it flew away but when we went to upload the photos we found that the data file was toast.


Red-breasted Nuthatch

Red-breasted Nuthatch

On the side of our garage. See Sunday, October 25, 2009 blog entry.


Red-winged Blackbird

Red-winged Blackbird

See Thursday, May 07, 2009 blog entry.


Red-winged Blackbird - Female

Red-winged Blackbird - Female

With different coloring than the males, the females are quite pretty birds as well.


Ring Billed Gull

Ring Billed Gull

See Thursday, December 17, 2009 blog entry.


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