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Emberizids – Towhees, Sparrows

Spotted Towhee – SPTO

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A Spotted Towhee feeds the remaining two fledglings.

Chipping Sparrow – CHSP

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A Chipping Sparrow visits her newly-hatched young.

Song Sparrow – SOSP

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A Song Sparrow feeds a protein-rich diet of chum fry to its babies.

White-crowned Sparrow – WCSP

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A White-crowned Sparrow exits the nest in full flight.

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Wood-Warblers

Wilson’s Warbler

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A Wilson’s Warbler brings grubs to its newly-hatched young.

Common Yellowthroat – COYE

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A female Common Yellowthroat tends to the remaining two fledglings.

 

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The remaining two Common Yellowthroats ready to fledge.

Painted Redstart – PARE

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A Painted Redstart lands adjacent to the nest.

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Thrushes

Mountain Bluebird – MOBL

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A male Mountain Bluebirds attends to three ready-to-fledge Young. Although documented in Alexander C. Bent’s ‘History of Birds’,this is believed to be the first time that these birds have been photographed in the appropriated nest of an American Robin.

Townsend’s Solitaire – TOSO

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A Townsend’s Solitaire lands on the edge of the nest.

Hermit Thrush – HETH

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As the male Hermit Thrush lands with food for his young, his mate departs simultaneously beneath him.

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A male Hermit Thrush greets his young charges with a beak full of caterpillars.

American Robin – AMRO

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A pair of American Robins tend to their babies.

 

 

 

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Shrikes

Loggerhead Shrike – LOSH

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A family of Loggerhead Shrikes have a noon-day siesta.

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A Loggerhead Shrike feed an Alligator Lizard whole to a baby.

 

 

 

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Gulls, Terns, Skimmers

Artic Tern – ARTE

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An Artic Tern broods its two babies.

Black Tern – BLTE

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A pair of Black Terns attend to a newly-hatched chick.

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A Black Tern attends to a newly-hatched chick.

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Kingfishers

Belted Kingfisher – BEKI

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A male Belted Kingfisher touches down at the nest cavity with a crayfish for the read-to-fledge young. The coding in the lower right hand corner of the photo are the identity affixed to the file – BEKI – the four-digit abbreviation for the bird – 2015 – the year in which the photo was taken – GLT – the initials of the photographer, in this case George L. Tickell – and lastly 3240 – the number assigned by the camera for the photo.

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Tyrant Flycatchers

Western Wood-Pewee – WEWP

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A Western Wood-Pewee shields its young from the noon-day sun.

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A pair of ready-to-fledge Western Woodpeewees beg for food.

Alder Flycatcher – ALFL

Dusky Flycatcher – DUFL

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A pair of attentive Dusky Flycatchers look after their newly-hatched babies.

 

 

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