August 23rd, 2015

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Daily Highlights

Just a few highlights from today’s photoshoot in the Belle Isle Marshes. Details and more photos are coming in the later postings.


Overall, many birds left the premises with migrations. I guess red-winged blackbirds are now resting under the sun somewhere in Florida or Central America…


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A cedar waxwing proudly observed the neighborhood from the top of the tree…


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Robins love the Belle Isle area and I do love these handsome little fellas.


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A mourning dove was enjoying the grass in the shadows of the entrance area.


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If anyone was present in the marshes, it was a mocking bird. Quiet a few of them really had a good time in the field.


I made several interesting shots of them and will share those after processing the photos of today.


Otherwise, it’s too much :-) A total mocking bird attack :-).


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There were couple of the goldfinches flying over the Belle Isle. One of them didn’t mind to be on camera.


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Here is a close-up of a juvenile mocking bird and…


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a shot of adult mocking birds observing the area from the same shrub.


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It was a nice relaxing photo session. Thank you guys for letting me making pictures of you.


Cheers!

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Little Dragon

It looks almost like a character from the “Game of Thrones” series.


It’s not an audition for the TV show, just a common ritual routine performed by a mockingbird.


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Looks very impressive! The whole procedure looks almost ceremonial with flashing the white wing patches, showing the wide wing spread and making a noise that sounds like an opening score from some blockbuster movie.


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An all of these is being done by this very moderate size-wise bird.


Mockingbird from the Belle Isle Marshes!


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Goldfella

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This is an American Goldfinch.


If you are from Boston, you’ve got to love these gold-and-black colors. Kinda Boston Bruins biut with the wings and without the Big Bad Bruins vibe :-)


Handsome little fella of the Boston Belle Isle Marshes :-)