September was another great month. I made the usual rounds; the Jersey shore, Bucks and Montgomery counties. The highlight of the month, was an interesting encounter was with an exhausted juvenile Ruby-throated Hummingbird that decided to take a nap upside down at the feeder. At first I thought it was being fed by an adult, but it now appears that the adult was actually attacking the juvenile. As you know, hummingbirds are extremely territorial. I am happy to report that after 15 minutes of being dive-bombed, the juvenile took off. To view the images as a slide show with music, hit the SLIDESHOW tab in the upper right. All images are copyright by me, Harris Brown, and cannot be used for any purpose without written permission. Thanks and enjoy.
MALE INDIGO BUNTING 2-1102-083
MALE INDIGO BUNTING H 1094-124
MALE EASTERN BLUEBIRD 858-197
FEMALE AMERICAN REDSTART 1077-077
WIRBLING VIREO 1108-018
FIRST YEAR MAGNOLIA WARBLER 1108-153
PRAIRIE WARBLER 1103-019
FEMALE COMMON YELLOWTHROAT 1103-002
FEMALE COMMON YELLOWTHROAT 1108-078
CAROLINA CHICKADEE 1091-124
CAROLINA CHICKADEE 1105-128
TUFTED TITMOUSE 1108-094
BLUE JAY 1105-026
CHIPPING SPARROW 1108-107
FIELD SPARROW 990-073
MALE RED-BELLIED WOODPECKER 1105-006
MALE DOWNY WOODPECKER 1105-098
FEMALE WHITE-BREASTED NUTHATCH 1105-162
gorgeous, as usual. however, the choice of nature sounds coupled with very quiet music was just wonderful, with the fade out of the music leaving just the nature sounds at the end a terrific choice. the hummer battle shots were of course, a delight, but your warbler shots at the beginning were instructive, and your last shot of the chipmunk just too darned cute for words….
All very enjoyable images Harris, as always. I love the pose and composition of the field sparrow and the huumingbird images are quite amazing. The shorebird images are stunning and if the one of the ruddy turnstone does not qualify as a book cover, I don't know what does! Best regards, Rob
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