Stoney Creek (Wintergreen) 6/22/13

All photos are Marshall Faintich

I decided to stay close to home this morning and did a 2+ mile hike here in Stoney Creek. When I left my house around 9:00 the temperature was 68, but climbed to 82 by the time I returned home a little more than an hour later. I did end up with 20 avian species.


Gray Catbird


Downy Woodpecker


Hairy Woodpecker


Eastern Phoebe with fluffed feathers


Eastern Painted Turtles

The highlight of the hike was watching a Broad-winged Hawk being harassed by a much smaller Eastern Kingbird that returned to its perch after driving the hawk away.


Broad-winged Hawk


Broad-winged Hawk and Eastern Kingbird


Broad-winged Hawk and Eastern Kingbird


Eastern Kingbird

Today's list:

Canada Goose
Turkey Vulture
Broad-winged Hawk
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Pileated Woodpecker
Eastern Phoebe
Eastern Kingbird
American Crow
Carolina Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
Carolina Wren
Eastern Bluebird
Gray Catbird
Northern Mockingbird
Eastern Towhee
Chipping Sparrow
Northern Cardinal
American Goldfinch


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