Thursday, October 12, 2017

Governors Island 2017 - Part 1

Governors Island opened to the public early this year, so I took advantage and have spent a great deal of time there over the last six months documenting the wildlife.  Below is a selection of birds found on the island during the month of May.

Bobolink (male):

Bobolink

Palm Warbler:

Palm warbler

Song Sparrow:

Song Sparrow

Song Sparrow

Eastern Kingbird:

Eastern kingbird

Tree Swallows:

Tree Swallows

Tree swallow

Barn Swallows:

Barn swallows

Barn swallows

Rose-breasted Grosbeak:

Rose-breasted grosbeak

Killdeer:

Killdeer

Common Grackle:

Grackle

Red-tailed hawk and a crow:

 Fish crow chases red-tailed hawk

This hawk spent the summer on the island and now has a full adult red tail.

Fish Crow:

Crow


More to come...