Thursday, October 30, 2014

More from Cape May

Cape May is known as a premier spot for Fall hawk migration. The viewing platform was crowded with observers. The great thing was, one did not have to visit the platform for many and regular hawk sightings, as for example ...

Cooper's Hawk

Sharp-shinned Hawk
A few more photographic samples of the day ...

American Goldfinch

American Coot

Double-crested Cormorant

Herring Gill

Boat-tailed Grackle

Boat-tailed Grackle
There were also butterflies flying - monarch, sulphurs, whites, Red Admiral, but only the Common Buckeye paused ...

Common Buckeye
Good Birding!

2 comments:

Wilma said...

All the photos are wonderful - as always. I especially like the head shot of the grackle and the buckeye butterfly. Cheers!

Frank said...

Chris, this brought back happy memories of my visit in mid Sept 2003 when over 1,100 Sharpies were recorded passing over on one day.

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