Sunday, January 13, 2013

Lapland Longspur, buntings & larks

The farms in Addison County, Vermont, are hosting many flocks of Snow Buntings and Horned Larks. We drove many of the roads; flocks were constantly flying from the roadside and swirling about the barns and feed areas. Here are a few images ...

Snow Buntings
Horned Larks - a portion of a flock which numbered in the 100s
Horned Lark
Snow Buntings atop a silo - 3 Lapland Longspurs are also present
Detail with Lapland Longspur
Good Birding!!

4 comments:

Laurence Butler said...

Snow many Buntings! Very cool. I'm sorry I couldn't find any in Pennsylvania a few weeks ago.

cindyzlogic said...

What beautiful birds! How exciting to see so many!

Appalachian Lady said...

I have never seen these birds before but they are quite beautiful. Thanks for sharing..

dAwN said...

Ver cool! Cold I mean.... ;)

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