Monthly Archives: May 2015

An Immature Killdeer: Let’s Do the Math

In my last post on Bell’s Vireo I guessed at some dates in its breeding cycle. What really started my thought process on the Bell’s followed my initial reaction to the following photo: And I am only going to post one photo today … Continue reading

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The Return of Bell’s Vireo

On Saturday Mike and I birded Johnson County Park.  One of the species we heard but did not see was a Bell’s Vireo. As you probably know Central Indiana is on the eastern edge of the breeding area for Bell’s. … Continue reading

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Big May Day Count – Lack of Shorebirds

During the Indiana Audubon Big May Day Bird Count there is historically a lack of shorebirds in Johnson County. That is not surprising since the county is basically an urban area with some farmland. Not much habitat for shorebirds. But … Continue reading

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Just Plain Lucky

If you have been following this blog then you know that taken photos is not my main objective in birding.  But I still like to get a good photo once in a while. Especially of birds that I don’t get a chance … Continue reading

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Yummy – Taraxacum!

Last Sunday I happened to stumble upon a flock of sparrows working their way through the brush of a local stream.  I knew they were up ahead because I heard the songs of both White-throated and White-crowned Sparrows. When I … Continue reading

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How Do You Like Your Photos? Big or Small?

When looking at photos of birds on the internet, especially blogs, they are usually full screen, large photos that encompass the whole bird. You know what I am talking about.  They are great photos by some great birders/photographers. And are … Continue reading

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