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Boiling Springs Birds In Winter

Winter is a great time to photograph birds as they gather into flocks and the lack of leaves makes for more unobstructed views. The following images were made in Boiling Springs State Park from January ninth through March first, 2016.

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Red-shouldered Hawk Pair
Red-shouldered Hawk Pair
Carolina Wren
Carolina Wren
Carolina Wren
Carolina Wren
Tufted Titmouse
Tufted Titmouse

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White-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch
Male Red-bellied Woodpecker
Male Red-bellied Woodpecker
Female Red-bellied Woodpecker
Female Red-bellied Woodpecker
Male Downy Woodpecker
Male Downy Woodpecker
Female Downy Woodpecker
Female Downy Woodpecker
Male Northern Cardinal
Male Northern Cardinal

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Female Northern Cardinal
Female Northern Cardinal

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Carolina Chickadee
Carolina Chickadee

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Barred Owl
Barred Owl

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Yellow-shafted Northern Flicker
Yellow-shafted Northern Flicker
Male Pileated Woodpecker
Male Pileated Woodpecker
Dark-eyed Junco
Dark-eyed Junco

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Female Yellow-rumped Warbler
Female Yellow-rumped Warbler

Autumn 2012 in Boiling Springs State Park

Eastern Cottonwood, October 15
Rio Grande Turkey, October 29 
Barred Owl, November 5
White-tailed Buck, November 6
White-tailed Buck, November 9
Rio Grande Turkey Hens, November 9
Porcupine, November 10 
Half-grown Bobcat, November 10
Half-grown Bobcat’s Mother, November 10 
White-tailed Buck, November 13 

White-tailed Buck, November 14
White-tailed Buck, November 14 
Sumac, November 14
White-tailed Buck, November 15 
White-tailed Buck, November 15 
White-tailed Buck in Fog, November 19  

End of Summer Bird Portfolio

Technically these least sandpiper photos weren’t made in summer, but on May 19th.
Least Sandpiper, Fort Supply Lake
Baby Killdeer, Fort Supply Lake
Killdeer parent keeping a close eye on three little ones on June 11th.
The little killdeer were too young to fly, but could run surprisingly fast.
Barred Owl, Boiling Springs State Park
Barred owl photographed on June 22nd in Boiling Springs State Park.
Yes, this one was made in summer and that isn’t snow but salt! This is a snowy plover. Photographed on salt flats along the Cimarron River on the Selman Ranch, June 23rd.
Least tern along the Cimarron River on the Selman Ranch.
Least tern flying above the Cimarron River salt flats on the Selman Ranch in Harper County, Oklahoma.
These least tern photos were made on the 27th of June.