Thursday, April 17, 2008

Recent spring migrants --photos by David Speiser

While the clock is ticking on the Fifth Avenue nest, the spring migration in Central Park begins to accelerate. Here are some great photos:

Great Egret -- April 15, 2008 [They've been showing up for the last few weeks]

Whip-poor-will, [The discovery of a sleeping whip-poor-will is always an exciting event in the Central Park birding community. This one was found on April 14th.

Sparrows--4 species--photographed on April 14th
Savannah Sparrow

Swamp Sparrow

Song Sparrow

Chipping Sparrow

All photos by David Speiser: Http://