Thursday, July 16, 2015

Savannah Sparrow - 11 Jul 2015

Savannah Sparrow. Wayne Co., MI  11 Jun 2015. Digiscoped from 20'.

Yard Cuteness - 13-30 Jun 2015

Some cute visitors to the feeders here at Brownton Abbey. Wayne Co., MI. Digiscoped from 20-40'.

Tree Swallow - 06 Jun 2015

Tree Swallow at Pt. Mouillee SGA, Monroe Co., MI  06 Jun 2015. Distance ~40'.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Black-bellied Whistling Ducks! - 21 May 2015

Scott Jennex and Andy Dettling reported Black-bellied Whistling Ducks at the north end of Brownstown Twp! I counted 14 birds in a small retention pond in a small subdivision off of Pennsylvania Rd. and Beech Daly Rd.  This is only the 5-6th State Record for Michigan!

First Digiscoped Yard Bird at Brownton Abbey - 16 May 2015

Gray Catbird perched in the rain this morning outside the back window of the new home here in Brownstown Twp, MI.

Screech Owl at the BWIAB Festival - 10 May 2015

Red-morph Screech Owl at Maumee Bay State Park boardwalk area. My Digiscoping Workshop class and I got wonderful looks and images of this most-cooperative bird!

Common Redpoll - 22 Mar 2015

Finally, a Common Redpoll here in Wyandotte! Digiscoped through the back window from about 30' away.