Tag Archives: Birds

Black-Capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)

This entry is part 1 of 13 in the series Birds at My Birdfeeder

This entry is part 1 of 13 in the series Birds at My BirdfeederIn an earlier post, I mentioned that I had purchased and installed a Nature Products 431 squirrel-proof bird feeder.  So far, it’s been working great – the birds really like it and the squirrels can’t figure out how to get to the […]

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Photos of a Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)

This entry is part 2 of 13 in the series Birds at My Birdfeeder

This entry is part 2 of 13 in the series Birds at My BirdfeederI recently purchased and installed a Nature Products Model 431 birdfeeder and I’m starting to get quite a few birds visiting.  The great thing about this particular birdfeeder is it’s squirrel proofing.  I’ve had many battles with the squirrels in the past […]

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Turkeys in Litchfield County, Connecticut

Turkeys in Litchfield County, Connecticut

I saw these Turkeys in a field in Litchfield County, Connecticut close to Litchfield and was able to quickly take some shots of them before they headed back into the woods.  There was a flock of about a dozen and they didn’t seem in too big of a hurry. Technorati Tags: Autumn, Birds, Connecticut, Litchfield, Photos

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A Review of the Book “Birds of Connecticut: Field Guide”

Overview Birds of Connecticut:  Field Guide is one in a series of books written by Stan Tekiela on birds of various states.  It contains almost 300 pages and covers close to 150 birds located in Connecticut.  It’s a very handy book to carry in the field because of it’s approximate size of 4.5 inches by […]

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Red Tailed Hawk from White Memorial Foundation

Birds in White Memorial Foundation

In early Autumn of 2010, I visited the White Memorial Foundation in Litchfield, Connecticut and took these photos of a hawk (I believe it is a Red Tailed Hawk, Buteo jamaicensis) and a Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens).  White Memorial Foundation is approximatley 4000 acres and has a conservation center and numerous trails, as well as an […]

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Sanderling at Hammonasset Beach State Park

Sanderlings at Hammonasset Beach State Park

These photos were taken on a very windy day in the Autumn of 2010 at Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison, Connecticut.  The Sanderlings were running in and out with the surf (as Sanderlings tend to do) and feeding on these little mussels.  They are pretty funny little birds. Hammonasset Beach State Park, located on Long Island Sound, is […]

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