Saturday, August 06, 2016

Waretown Mississippi Kites

Although confirmed this year, they have probably been nesting in NJ for a few season now. In any case, this was my first successful trip to see these normally southern nesters in Waretown, NJ. Incredible birds! Mississippi Kite Mississippi Kite Mississippi Kite vs Broad-winged Hawk Mississippi Kite with Cicada

Monday, August 01, 2016

Summer Birds (Mostly)

Lots of heat and lots of ticks mean less time in the woods this time of year. Here's a collection of my recent trips over the past month. Martins Goldy Chipper Bath 2 gen woodducks Common Tern black swallowtail

Monday, July 04, 2016

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Whole Lotta Herping Going On

Mucho snakes and turtles out and about! Red-bellied turtle: egg laying turtle Snapping turtle: Turtle momma Eastern Box turtle: eastern box turtle female Northern Water Snake: Northern water snakey Garter Snake: garter