Dakota Songbirds #2


Horned Lark

Sheridan County, North Dakota

March 15, 2022



Chipping Sparrow

Long Lake National Wildlife Refuge, North Dakota

March 19, 2022



House Sparrow

Long Lake National Wildlife Refuge, North Dakota

March 17, 2022



Social Birds!


Cedar Waxwings  

 Burleigh County, North Dakota


Photo of the Day- May 2, 2022



Takeoff!


Cedar Waxwings  

 Burleigh County, North Dakota

May 2, 2022



Yellow Warbler 

 Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota

May 13, 2022



Say's Phoebe 

 Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota

May 13, 2022



Cute!


Chipping Sparrow  

 Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota


Photo of the Day- May 14, 2022




Western Meadowlark  

 Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota

May 17, 2022



Ground Forager!


Spotted Towhee  

 Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota


Photo of the Day- May 18, 2022




Beautiful!


Orchard Oriole  

 Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota


Photo of the Day- May 20, 2022




Orchard Oriole  

 Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota

May 24, 2022




Western Meadowlark  

 Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota

May 25, 2022



Western Meadowlark  

 Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota

May 25, 2022



Yellow Warbler 

 Burleigh County, North Dakota

June 2, 2022



Yellow Warbler 

 Burleigh County, North Dakota

June 2, 2022



Cute!


White-breasted Nuthatch 

 Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota


Photo of the Day June 3, 2022



Cheerful and prolific singer!

Up to 20,000 songs in 24 hours

Up to 73 different songs (average 73 different songs)


Red-eyed Vireo 

 Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota


Photo of the Day June 5, 2022



Lovely!


American Goldfinch

Burleigh County, North Dakota

June 15, 2022



Yellow and Green!


Western Meadowlark

Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota


Photo of the Day July 8, 2022



Flight Photo of a Bird Rarely Seen in North Dakota!


Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Burleigh County, North Dakota


Photo of the Day August 9, 2022



Breakfast!


Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Burleigh County, North Dakota

August 9, 2022



Hungry Babies!


Barn Swallows

Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota

September 11, 2022





Mom has Breakfast!


Barn Swallows

Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota


Photo of the Day- September 11, 2022





Barn Swallows

Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota

September 11, 2022



Barn Swallows

Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota

September 11, 2022



Beautiful!


White-crowned Sparrow

Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota


Photo of the Day- September 29, 2022



2023 Photos



Killdeer

Burleigh County, North Dakota

April 8, 2023



Western Meadowlark

Long Lake National Wildlife Refuge, North Dakota

April 8, 2023



Horned Lark

Burleigh County, North Dakota

April 10, 2023



Western Meadowlark

Burleigh County, North Dakota

April 10, 2023



A Cheerful Song!


Named for Flashes of Red Color of Tail!


American Redstart

Burleigh County, North Dakota

May 16, 2023



Breakfast!


Largest Song Repertoire of any Bird!


Brown Thrasher

Burleigh County, North Dakota


Photo of the Day- June 8, 2023



Western Kingbird

McLean County, North Dakota

June 10, 2023



Eastern Kingbird

Burleigh County, North Dakota

June 12, 2023



Eastern Kingbird

Burleigh County, North Dakota

June 12, 2023



Western Meadowlarks

Burleigh County, North Dakota

June 12, 2023



Stunning!


Blue head and blue sky!


Lazuli Bunting

Burleigh County, North Dakota

July 9, 2023



Yellow-headed Blackbirds

Burleigh County, North Dakota

August 24, 2023



Heading South!


Nests in Northern Canada!


White-crowned Sparrow

Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota


Photo of the Day- September 29, 2023



White-crowned Sparrows

Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota

September 29, 2023