Where Can Birders Go To Find Birds?

Where Can Birders Go To Find Birds?

Hello, so over the past few days I have been out and about… and I’ve seen a few more birds. My current total for this year is 139… I am planning on getting out again later today, so hopefully I’ll see a few more to add to the list.

Did you know that some unlikely locations make for the best birding sites. Wildlife refugees are great, but so are local parks, rail trails, lakes, ponds, beaches, tree lined side streets, sports fields and cemeteries, yes cemeteries! Did you know that Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts is one of the best places to go to find warblers in the spring.

Here is a photo of a Yellow-rumped warbler 

DD5633F8-854D-4A76-A374-60DA24BCF92E

And here is why they have the name Yellow-rumped (look closely and you can see the yellow feathers on his lower backside)

2F5996F9-6592-40F3-A421-76A65C70AFC5

Sometimes birders like to give nicknames to the birds that they see. This one’s is butterbutt! A Mocking Bird is a Mocker and a Mourning Dove is a MoDo…

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s