Cooper's Hawk - Pinckney Island 10/23/11
This beauty was taken by Ronald Stoor at Pinckney Island 10/23/11
Beautiful pictures from Frank Balogh 9/7/11
Nectar-feeding female Ruby-throated Hummingbird (8/27/11).
Northern Parula (8/29/11)
Red-eyed Vireo (9/1/11)
GREEN HERON - 7/3/11
Ron Stoor says, "A Green Heron invaded our lagoon this week." Here are several good pictures he took of the heron!
House Finch 6/9/11
Here's a beautiful picture of a House Finch from Ronald Stoor:
Bluebird Nest Construction 6/8/11
"Our bluebirds are making another nest. It`s the third time this year." Ron Stoor
Prothonotary Warbler 5/16
A great picture of a Prothonotary Warbler taken by Frank Balogh on 5/16 at the club outing to Beidler Forest:
Have you ever opened a bluebird box and had a flying squirrel jump out at you? Ron Stoor was able to get pictures! Ron "took these pictures
of a flying squirrel nesting in one of the Bluebird houses near the first Stratford Village entrance by the lagoon. Sunday 4/17/11."
New Bluebird Season - 2011
From Ron Stoor: "Our backyard Bluebirds are getting ready for the Spring crop."
Bosnan Forest 4/19/10
From Ron Stoor: "This the first time a have seen this bird on our bird feeder." (4/21/10)
Red Tailed Hawk - 4/7/10
Here are some excellent pictures taken by Mike Cotterill of Haynes Werner of Beaufort with the Red Tailed Hawk at the meeting on 4/7/2010:
Yellow-crowned Night Heron
"I took this picture at Sea Pines Nature walk Friday 4/9/10." Ron Stoor
KILLDEER WITH EGG
Here are some pictures from Mary Helen Rosenstein of "of a killdeer nest and the killdeer with her egg." (4/7/2010)
(Look closely - the egg is medium gray with black marks!!)
Owlet at SNWR
From Rich Matheny: "I took this picture this morning (3/26/10) at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge of the owlet that is located the entrance of the refuge. Some of us have been watching this owlet since shortly after hatching and it is growing fast."
Field Trip to Bear Island 2/18/10
From Frank Balogh, "I saw this Song Sparrow at Lake Somerset today (3/15/2010)."
From Frank Balogh: "On 2-28-10 I saw this Swamp Sparrow at Lake Somerset."
American Robins 2/25/2010
From Frank Balogh: "On 2/17/10 I saw this friendly Blue-headed Vireo in SNWR."
Frank Balogh took this picture of a young Pelican at Lake Somerset (1/24/10).
From Frank Balogh, 1/24/10: This "Yellow-throated Warbler came to my feeder today."
Richard Matheny, SNWR, 1/11/10
Thanks to Richard for these pictures he took at the club's outing to Savannah NWR on 1/11/10. (See the Outings page for a glimpse of the watchers!)
Rich says, "Some one forgot to tell this Least Bittern that he should fly south this time of the year. "
"It is the 1st time that I have seen the owls perched together."
"The Snowy egret saw my camera and just had to show her best side. "
Black-chinned Hummingbird, 1/4/10
Here's the Buff-bellied Hummingbird: