Category Archives: Flycatchers

A shot of (avian) sunshine, when we need it most

A great kiskadee (Pitangus sulphuratus), hunts from a low branch by a beach in Bermuda in January. © BCP 2011 Arrgh! Looking out my window as I write this, Mr. Golden Sun has taken his rays away.  It’s grey, grey, grey, and snowing. Again. Spring, which seemed just around the corner only a few days […]

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Tyrants catch flies at Ashbridge’s Bay

An adult eastern kingbird, (Tyrannus tyrannus) left, feeds its baby high above the boardwalk at Ashbridge’s Bay in the pink rays of a beautiful sunset on Tuesday night. If you look closely, you can see the fly. © BCP 2010 You and I know the grey and white birds above as eastern kingbirds. But since […]

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