Photo Album Pictures

Below are images compiled in one of the many photo albums illustrating our blog, Musings From Paradise. Click on any photo and then sweep through the collection (or use your keyboard’s arrow keys). There’s a “full-screen” toggle in the upper-right.  More Albums 

Avian Portraits: April '18

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  • Lewis's Woodpecker (Agate Lake)
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  • White-breasted Nuthatch (Agate Lake)
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  • Burrowing Owl (Agate Lake)
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  • Lewis's Woodpecker (Agate Lake)
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  • Tree Swallow (Agate Lake)
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  • Golden-crowned Sparrow (Denman Wildlife Area)
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  • White-brested Nuthatch (Denman Wildlife Area)
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  • Golden-crowned Sparrow (Denman Wildlife Area)
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  • California Towhee (Denman Wildlife Area)
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  • Brewer's Blackbird (female)
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  • Brewer's Blackbird (male)
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  • Hermet Thrush (North Mtn. Park)
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  • Lesser Goldfinch (North Mtn. Park)
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  • American Goldfinch (North Mtn. Park)
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  • Purple Finch (North Mtn. Park)
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  • Black-capped Chickadee
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  • Black-capped Chickadee (excavating a cavity for possible nesting)
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  • Yellow-rumped Warbler (note full crop of food being softened before passing into the stomach)
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  • Golden-crowned Sparrow
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  • Spotted Towhee
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  • Yellow-rumped Warbler
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  • Pine Siskin (North Mtn. Park)
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  • Pine Siskins (female l, male r)
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  • White-crowned Sparrow
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  • Cedar Waxwing (Washington DC)
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  • Cedar Waxwing (Washington DC)
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  • Cedar Waxwing (Washington DC)
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  • Mockingbird (Washington DC)
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  • Tufted Titmouse (Washington DC)
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  • White-throated Sparrow (Washington DC)
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  • Blue-grey Gnatcatcher (Washington DC)
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  • Bonaparte's Gull (transitioning) - (Washington DC)
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  • Common Grackle (Washington DC)
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  • Swamp Sparrow (Washington DC)
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  • Spotted Sandpiper (Washington DC)
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  • Northern Water Thrush (Washington DC)
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  • Red-bellied Woodpecker plundering a (supposed) Starling nest (Washington DC)
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  • Mockingbird (Washington DC)
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  • Great Egret with fish and emerging breeding plumage (Washington DC)
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  • Cedarwaxwing (Washington DC)
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  • Orchard Oriole (Washington DC)
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  • Blue-grey Gnatcatcher (Washington DC)
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  • White-throated Sparrow (Washington DC)
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  • Song Sparrow (Eastern) - (Washington DC)
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  • Palm Warbler (Washington DC)
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  • Yellow Warbler (Washington DC)
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  • Blue-headed Vireo (Washington DC)
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  • Eastern Towhee (Washington DC)
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  • Brown Thrasher (Washington DC)
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  • Blue Jay (Eastern) (Washington DC)
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  • Chipping Sparrow (Washington DC)
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  • Hermit Thrush (Washington DC)
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  • Downy Woodpecker (Washington DC - Note nictitating membrane)
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  • Carolina Wren (Charlottesville, VA)
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  • Carolina Chickadee (Charlottesville, VA)
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  • Hermit Thrush (Charlottesville, VA)
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  • White-throated Sparrow (Charlottesville, VA)
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  • Tufted Titmouse (Charlottesville, VA)
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  • Tufted Titmouse (Blue Ridge Parkway, NC)
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  • Carolina Chickadee (Blue Ridge Parkway, NC)
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  • Black and White Warbler (Blue Ridge Parkway, NC)
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  • Blue-headed Vireo (Blue Ridge Parkway, NC)
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  • Dark-eyed Junco (Blue Ridge Parkway, NC)
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  • Black-throated Green Warbler (Blue Ridge Parkway, NC)
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  • Ovenbird (Blue Ridge Parkway, NC)
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  • Blue-headed Vireo (Blue Ridge Parkway, NC)
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  • Ovenbird (Blue Ridge Parkway, NC)
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  • American Redstart (Blue Ridge Parkway, NC)
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  • Dark-eyed Junco (Blue Ridge Parkway, NC)
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  • Downy Woodpecker (Blue Ridge Parkway, NC)
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  • Catbird (Blue Ridge Parkway, NC)
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  • Oven Bird (Blue Ridge Parkway, NC)
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  • Hooded Warbler (Blue Ridge Parkway, NC)
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  • Red-bellied Woodpecker (Blue Ridge Parkway, NC)
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  • Yellow-rumped Warbler (Blue Ridge Parkway, NC)
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  • Field Sparrow (Blue Ridge Parkway, NC)
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  • Barn Swallow (James River, VA)