Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Peregrine Falcon new baby Harlequin born - Sunday May 29, 2011 -

Quest and Kendal have new eyas Sunday May 29, 2011. Little Harlequin. Saw it at only a few hours old at the site. Thanks Donna for an amazing view. Talk about an exciting day.

Birds Kingdom at Niagara Falls May 16, 2011

As part of the trip to Niagara Falls Julie took me to the Bird Kingdom. It was great seeing all the birds flying around. The bird above liked sitting on Julies head and was pulling her hair. Fun

Julie through the waterfall

Butterflies - in Niagara Falls

For Mothers Day Julie took me to Niagara Falls to the Bird Sanctuary and the Butterfly conservatory. We had a wonderful time. A few photos from the second part of the trip. Thanks Julie I had a wonderful time.

Julie prentending to eat Owl Butterfly

Red Spotted Cattleheart

Zebra Long wing Butterfly

Owl butterfly

Rice Paper Butterflies

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Wexford Red-Tailed Hawks being chased by RWBB May 25, 2011

Poor hawks were being harassed by red-winged blackbirds, robins and crows. They couldn't even sit on a branch for a minute without being attacked.

Peregrine Falcons babies -SHERATON CENTRE- May 24 2011

I was fortunate to be invited to the Sheraton for the banding of the peregrine falcon babies. 4 healthy babies were brought in. Amazing to see them.

Adult Peregrine Falcon

Being brought in for banding

23 day old Sunshine - 840 grams Female

21 day old Kate - 770 grams (yes we have our own Kate and William) Female

21 day old William - 605 grams (males always way less than females) Male

16 day old Cinnamon - 315 grams Male ( don't worry not a lump but a full crop of food on the neck. Was just fed by adults.)

Female Adult Peregrine - Give me back my babies

Monday, May 23, 2011

Hummingbird, Rory May 2011

Thank you to Chris for taking the photos of Rory and me.

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Toad, Cardinal, Blue Jay and Raccoon May 22 2011



Orioles in back yard

Male Cardinal love the hairdo

Blue Jay in backyard at feeder