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):


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



Common 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:


More to come...

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