Wednesday, October 16, 2013

October in Milford

A few photos of birds in Milford in October
Monarch, Silver Sands SP

Vesper Sparrow Silver Sands SP

Bobolink, Silver Sands SP

Buckeye, Silver Sands SP

Saltmarsh Sparrow, Milford Point

Semipalmated Sparrows, Silver Sands SP

Semipalmated Sandpiper, Milford Point

Peregrine Falcon, Milford Point

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Leatherback Sea Turtle, Cedar Beach, Milford Point

A few photos of the dead Leatherback Sea Turtle washed up on Cedar Beach, Tuesday morning, 8 October 2013.  Sibley's Field Guide to Eastern Birds provides scale in a few pictures.

Butterflies 10/08/13

A few fall butterflies while trying out a different camera, from Silver Sands SP, 10/08/13
Question Mark

Red Admiral

Black Swallowtail, female

Eastern Tailed Blue

Pearl Crescent

California Quail, WH Woodpecker, Kokanee Salmon

From a (26 Sept-5 Oct 13) California trip to Yosemite and Lake Tahoe, from a family of White-headed Woodpeckers on grounds of Tallac (on Lake Tahoe), California Quail (roadside near Yosemite), Kokanee Salmon, spawning in Taylor Creek near Lake Tahoe.
White-headed Woodedpecker, adult male, Valhalla, Lake Tahoe

California Quail, near Yosemite

Kokanee Salmon,  male, spawning ground, Taylor Creek near Tahoe

Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel
White-headed Woodpecker

White-headed Woodpecker