|Field and Swamp: Animals and Their Habitats||
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Bird Blog: August and September 2005
|Brown Thrasher, Mason Farm Biological Reserve, 9/18/05.||Immature Eastern Bluebird, Durham (swamp), 9/19/05||Same bird|
|Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Mason Farm Biological Reserve, 9/8/05||Same bird||Eastern Phoebe, Durham, 9/8/05. This bird showed up in the swamp in my neighborhood.|
|Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Durham, 9/2/05||Another Blue-gray Gnatcatcher in the same area, Durham, 9/2/05||Eastern Bluebird in flight, Durham, 9/3/05||Great Blue Heron, Durham, 9/6/05|
Durham, 8/19/05: If you're an immature Northern Mockingbird being (unwillingly) encouraged by Mom to develop some independence, you can always...
|Look pitiful,||make a scene,||or just scowl at amused spectators.|
We are used to seeing what seems to be happiness (or at least no more than mild frustration) in the songbird world, but sometimes sad sights surprise us.
|Northern Mockingbird, Durham, 8/1/05. This bird was trying to make sense out of this external light.||Northern Cardinal, Durham, 8/5/05.||Baby bird, Durham, 8/5/05. After following peeping sounds near me, I discovered this partially feathered bird in the grass.|
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