American Woodcock resting 6' off the boardwalk at Crane Creek
Tree Swallow pair with prime real estate -- a natural cavity -- at Crane Creek. I found them while trying to locate a beautiful liquid song somewhat like a Purple Martin's -- had never heard TRSWs make that sound.
The small turtles are Painted Turtles and the large one is a Blanding's Turtle - Crane Creek
Male Prothonotary Warbler, Crane Creek
Male Prothonotary Warbler. Some individuals have a patch of orangey feathers on the forehead; this one's orange was on only one side, over his right eye.
Lincoln's Sparrow, Crane Creek
Male Black-throated Green Warbler, Crane Creek
Pelee Visitor's Center parking lot
Male Yellow Warbler, Point Pelee
Swainson's Thrush, Point Pelee
Swainson's Thrush portrait
Male Baltimore Oriole, Point Pelee
Male Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Point Pelee
Female Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Point Pelee
Male Downy Woodpecker, Point Pelee
Very tired and very hungry male Blackburnian Warbler on boardwalk, Point Pelee
Male Blackburnian Warbler, a more typical view - Point Pelee
Male Black-throated Green Warbler, Point Pelee
Female Black-throated Green Warbler, Point Pelee
Male Tree Swallow on the beach, Point Pelee
Male Tree Swallow on the beach, Point Pelee. Barn, Northern Rough-winged and Cliff Swallows were equally well represented in the dozens of swallows. They occasionally darted after insects but otherwise seemed to be resting after crossing Lake Erie.
Male Chestnut-sided Warbler stretching for an insect, Point Pelee
Red-breasted Nuthatch, Point Pelee. This shot shows the slightly upturned bill.
Red-breasted Nuthatch, Point Pelee. This face-forward view is rare -- usually all you get is a side view.