Songbirds

These are our photographs of songbirds (ie passerines - the perching birds.) This large group of birds are organized in groups as shown in the Table of Contents below.

Table of Contents
       1.  Corvids
       2.  Thrushes etc.
       3.  Warblers etc.
       4.  Sparrows etc.
       5.  Blackbirds
       6.  Others

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1.  Corvids (Ravens, Crows, Jays)

Young Raven, Nova Scotia. 8/05

Raven fledgling, Ketchikan, AK. 6/07

Raven, Canyonlands, UT. 4/07

Raven pair, Death Valley, CA. 11/07

American Crow at Long Pine Key, Everglades. FL. 2/05

American Crow begging, California. 12/06

Northwestern Crow begging, Fort Worden, WA. 5/07

Jackdaw, Isle of Skye, Scotland. 5/06

Rook, Scotland, 6/06

Black-billed Magpie, Banff National Park, BC. 7/06

Clark's Nutcracker begging, Banff National Park. 7/06

Another Clark's Nutcracker, Lake Louise, BC. 7/06

Gang of juvenile Steller's Jays, Oregon. 8/06

Young Steller's Jay, Oregon. 8/06

Steller's Jay practicing display skills, Oregon. 8/06

Western Scrub Jay, California. 12/06

Western Scrub Jay, Catalina State Park, AZ. 3/07

Black-throated Magpie Jay, Alamos, Sinaloa. 1/07

Green Jay, Laguna Atascosa NWR, TX. 1/06

Blue Jays, Michigan. 5/05

Gray Jay, Denali National Park. 7/07
     
2.   Thrushes, Mimids and the like

Eastern Bluebird, Arkansas. 4/05

Western Bluebird, California. 12/06

Vermillion Flycatcher and Eastern Bluebird, La Becerrera, Colima. 2/07

Mountain Bluedbird, Arches National Park, UT. 4/07

Mountain Bluebird, Arches National Park, UT. 4/07

Curve-billed Thrasher, Elephant Butte, NM. 4/07

California Thrasher, Morro Bay, CA. 10/07

American Robin preparing brood patch. Lewiston, ID. 5/07

Rufous-backed Thrush (Robin), Copala, Sinaloa. 1/07

White-throated Thrush (Robin), La Becerrera, Colima. 2/07

Mockingbird, Adolph Thomae, Jr County Park, TX. 1/06

Grey Catbird, Frederick, MD. 5/08

Loggerhead Shrike, Los Mochis, Sinaloa. 3/07
         
3.  Warblers and other small birds

Prothonatory Warbler - RIP, Dauphin Island, AL. 3/05

Blackburnian Warbler taking refuge at sea . 5/04

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, La Maria, Colima. 2/07

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, La Maria, Colima. 2/07

Tufted Titmouse, Three Rivers State Park, FL. 2/08
 
4.  Sparrows, Towhees, Buntings, Finches, etc. [LBJs]

Stripe-headed Sparrow, La Becerrera, Colima. 3/07

White-crowned Sparrow, Seminole Canyon SP, TX. 2/06

White- crowned Sparrow, Seminole Canyon SP, TX. 2/06

White-crowned Sparrow (male), Port Townsend, WA. 5/07.

Juvenile White-crowned Sparrow. Port Townsend, WA. 6/07.

White-crowned Sparrow with brood patch. Fort Worden, WA. 6/07.

White-crowned Sparrow. Fort Worden, WA. 6/07.

Pair of White-throated Sparrows. Kennebunk, ME. 4/06.

White-throated Sparrow. Kennebunk, ME. 4/06

Song sparrow, Ogunquit, ME. 4/06

Song Sparrow, W Va. 5/08

House Sparrow (male), Port Townsend, WA. 5/07

House Sparrow (male), Port Townsend, WA. 5/07

House Finches (juvenile or female), Port Townsend, WA. 5/07

Chaffinch from the back end, N. Wales. 5/06

Chaffinch singing, Yorkshire. 5/06

American Goldfinches, Bomay Hook, DE. 5/08

European Goldfinch, Yorkshire. 5/06

Rose-breasted Grosbeak peeking. Vermont, 7/06

Rose-breasted Grosbeak Kennebunk, ME. 6/08

Lark Bunting in winter togs, Seminole Canyon, TX. 2/06

Painted Bunting, La Becerrera, Colima. 2/07

Canyon Towhee, Big Bend, TX. 3/06

Canyon Towhee, Albuquerque, NM. 11/07

Spotted Towhee, Fort Worden, WA. 6/07

Female Cardinal, San Antonio, TX. 12/07
       
5.  Blackbirds, Grackles, etc.

Groove-billed Ani, La Maria, Colima

Caribbean Grackle, Puerto Rico. 3/03

Blackbird thieving, Yorkshire, 5/06

Brewer's Blackbirds (male), California. 12/06

Brewer's Blackbird (female), California. 12/06

Yellow-winged Cacique, Mazatlan, Sinaloa. 3/07

Hanging nest of Cacique or Oriole, Colima. 2/07

Yellow-winged Cacique, Mazatlan, Sinaloa. 3/07

Red-winged Blackbird, Bosque del Apache, NM. 4/07

Red-winged Blackbird, Bombay Hook, DE. 5/08
Yellow-headed blackbird
Yellow-headed Blackbird, Elephant Butte, NM. 4/07
Yellow-headed blackbird
Yellow-headed Blackbird, Bear River NWR, Utah 4/07

Male starling. Halifax, NS. 7/08

Young starling. Halifax, NS. 7/08
       
6.  Other Songsters

Mystery 5" bird in the butterfly house, HMNS, Houston TX. 1/06

Violet-green Swallow, San Carlos, Sonora. 3/07

Tree Swallows, Bear River NWR, Utah 4/07

Tree Swallow, Bombay Hook, DE. 5/08

Cliff Swallows collecting nest mud, Bear River NWR, Utah 4/07

Barn Swallow. Lewiston, ID. 5/07

Red-headed Tanager, La Becerrera, Colima. 2/07

Pyrrhuloxia, Big Bend NP. 2/06

Cactus Wren, Big Bend, TX. 2/06

Cactus Wren, Arizona. 1/07


Red-breasted Nuthatch, Nova Scotia. 9/05


Noisy Myna taking a dustbath, Australia. 10/02

Noisy Myna watching, Australia. 10/02

Nest in a bike (Carolina Wren?), Tennessee. 4/05
  
Nest low in bush, two small eggs, unknown bird, Fort Worden, WA. 6/07
  
Flock of Cedar Waxwing, OR. 10/07
     
           


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