Category Archives: Birds

Holiday Birds of December 2014 in Howard County Maryland

  A Merlin, a small but pugnacious falcon, perches on the top of a tree in Columbia. A Winter Wren pops up for a very brief view at Font Hill Park in Howard County         Advertisements

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Late Fall and Early Winter 2014, Central Maryland

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Late Fall 2014, Bugs, Birds and Herps in Howard County, Maryland

Fiery Skipper at the Elkhorn Garden Plots in Columbia on November 4th. Usually they are gone by now but there has not been a killing frost yet this fall.

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Late Last Gasp of Warmth… late October 2014 Birds and Bugs in Howard County, Maryland

One of three Fiery Skipper butterflies still at the Elkhorn Garden Plots in Columbia on the last warm day of October 28.  

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Spring by Fits and Starts, late March and early April 2014

                   

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Signs of Spring with Late Snow: March 2014

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Early March 2014: warming up in Howard County, Maryland

Mr. Bluebird adds some bright colors to the winter scenery of Meadowbrook Park on March 6 A great Blue Heron hunts for lunch on the edge of a pond at Meadowbrook Park on March 6 Another Chipping Sparrow at Meadowbrook … Continue reading

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Waiting for Spring: late February to early March, 2014

A Horned Lark near Gettysburg, PA on 22 February.  This was the first warm day in several weeks and there was quite a bit of snow melt. One of 8 Tree Sparrows near Gettysburg on 22 February getting ready to … Continue reading

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More Winter Bird Wanderings 11 and 17 February, 2014

My wife Carol took this pretty photo comparison of White-crowned (on L) and White-throated Sparrows along Bollinger School Road on February 11 A Wilson’s Snipe along Glade Road on February 11, also by Carol

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Winter Wanderings in early February, 2014

A life-like small statue of a cow on a farm in Washington County farm on February 5

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