Birds of Delmarva
Song Birds       
Likely to be seen at feeders
Summer/nesters and common feeder birds
fledgling Blue Jayfledgling Blue JayBlue JayBlue Jay with berry or blood stainsfledgling Blue BirdBobwhite (male & female)Bobwhite (females)
Cedar WaxwingAmerican Robin with a mouth fullmale Indigo Buntingmale Indigo BuntingTufted Titmousemale House Finchfemale House Finch
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Red-bellied Woodpecker (female)hence the name Red-bellied WoodpeckerGold Finch winterGold Finch winterHouse Finch (female) notice the full cropHouse Finch (female) with eye fungus or whatever it is. These were observed in 2011 House Finch (female) with eye fungus or whatever it is. These were observed in 2011
American RobinAmerican RobinAmerican RobinChipping SparrowChipping SparrowChipping Sparrow after a bathChipping Sparrow (juvenile)
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Pileated Woodpicker (female)Pileated Woodpicker (female)Downy Woodpecker (male)Downy Woodpecker (male)Red-bellied Woodpecker (female)Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (female) Winter residentYellow-bellied Sapsucker (female) Winter resident. Check the spot of color under the wing. One of those - gee, I didn't know that.
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Dark-eyed Junco in a stretchPine Siskin (winter)Pine Siskin (winter)Pine Siskin (winter) with House FinchesDowny Woodpecker (male)Downy Woodpecker (male)Downy Woodpecker (female)
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Carolina ChickadeeTufted TitmouseSong SparrowWhite-throated Sparrow (adult male)Mourning DoveCommon Grackle (adult male)Northern Mockingbird
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House Finch (male)House Finch (male)House Finch (male) with a little color variationWhite-throated SparrowWhite-throated SparrowWhite-throated Sparrow (male)White-throated Sparrow (spring male)
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Pine Siskin (winter)Cardinal (male)  Cardinal (male)Cardinal (male)Cardinal (female)Carolina Wren Song Sparrow
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Ruby-throated Hummingbird nest three days before fledgingCarolinia Wren on nestCarolinia Wren eggsCarolina Wren nestlingsCarolinia Chickadees a few days before fledgingHouse Sparrow nestRed-winged Black Bird nest
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Northern Cardinal (male)Northern Cardinal (feEamale)Eastern Towhee (male)Eastern Tohee (female)  late winterEastern Tohee (female)  late winterBrown Creeper winterRed-winged Black Bird (male)
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American Gold Finch summerAm. Goldfinch (male) late winterHouse Finch (female)male Junco and male House Finch checking each other outJuncos having a disagreementport in a stormCarolina Chickadee with a white tail
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Slate-colored JuncoSlate-colored JuncoSong SparrowHouse SparrowWhite-throated SparrowWhite-throated SparrowTufted Titmouse
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Eastern Bluebird Eastern KingbirdEastern KingbirdEastern Kingbird (male)Red-winged Blackbird in songCarolinia WrenCarolinia Wren
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Bluebird nest on the sill of a deck in GA.fresh Orchard Oriole nestWhip-poor-will nestWhip-poor-will on nestHouse Wren nest in channel iron gateProthonotary Warbler feeding youngProthonotary Warbler nestling waiting for lunch
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Winter WrenHouse WrenHouse WrenGreat Crested Flycatcher feeding youngGreat Crested FlycatcherGreat Crested FlycatcherTitmouse on the verge of flight
Wild Turkey tomWild Turkey tomWild Turkey hensWild Turkey hen with poultsWild Turkeys winterWild Turkey tom
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European StarlingCommon GrackleCowbirds on ponyBrown-headed Cowbirds on pony with a Leucistic CowbirdLeucistic Brown-headed CowbirdRed-winged BlackbirdRusty Blackbird
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Tree Swallows in the fallBarn SwallowBlue-gray GnatcatcherBlue-gray GnatcatcherOvenbirdPrairie WarblerWood Thrush
Updated 8-12-17  New photos are at the bottom of the page
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Scarlet Tanager (male)Scarlet Tanager (male)Scarlet Tanager (male & female)Scarlet Tanager (female)Summer Tanager (male)Summer Tanager (male) with no tail feathersSummer Tanager (male)
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Am. RedstartAm. RedstartMagnolia WarblerPine WarblerPine WarblerPine WarblerBlack & White Warbler
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Blue Grosbeak (male)Blue Grosbeak (female)White-breasted NuthatchBrown-headed NuthatchYellow-rumped WarblerProthonotary WarblerSong Sparrow
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Woodcock with chicksWoodcock chickRing-necked PheasantKoren Pheasant (released)Eastern MeadowlarkEastern MeadowlarkOrchard Oriole
Ruby-throated Hummingbird (male)Ruby-throated Hummingbird (female) at Carnal flowerRuby-throated Hummingbird Ruby-throated Hummingbird Ruby-throated (female)Ruby-throated Hummingbird (imm)Ruby-throated Hummingbird (female)Ruby-throated HummingbirdRuby-throated hummingbird
(imm)  notice the red on side of the headRuby-throated hummingbird
(imm)  notice the red on side of the headRuby-throated hummingbird
(imm)  notice the little bit of red on the chinRuby-throated Hummingbird with an attitude.Gray CatbirdGray Catbird
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Brown Thrasher nestMockingbird nestKilldeer nest with all four nestling still in nest. Unusual, because they don't stay long.Least Tern nest on Delaware Bay low sand dune.
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Red-eyed VireoRed-eyed VireoWhite-eyed VireoWhite-eyed VireoYellow-throated VireoBlue-gray GnatcatcherEastern Pewee
Blue JayCarolina ChickadeeSlate-colored JuncoSlate-colored Junco with a few rain dropsMourning DoveAmerican Goldfinchmale White-throated Sparrow
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Luecistic House Finch, note touch of color on top of the headThis male Painted Bunting was observed in or near Denton, MD on March 2, 2013. It was seen visiting a feeder at the photographer's residence.  I was told the bird isn't as stressed out as it looks in the photo. (Identity of photographer pending)Slated-colored Junco using Sapsucker wells.Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, late March,  first year maleYellow-bellied Sapsucker, maleYellow-bellied Sapsucker, maleNorthern Cardinal, do you still think black eyes?
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Barn Swallow "condo"Ruby-throated hummingbird nest with young 14 days old.Female Ruby-throated hummingbird on nest after feeding nestlings.Ruby-throated Hummingbird with a favorite food source.Notice the Cardnal Flower's reproductive parts on the head of this Ruby-throated Hummingbird. It kind of makes the hummingbird the primary pollenator of cardnal flowers.Ruby-throated coming of ageruby-throated immature female
Song SparrowSong Sparrow
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Killdeer near nestthe nestTruck whitewasher
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Male & female Red-bellied Woodpeckers on house building day.  Mom is standing by to give advice.This is the spotWork begins.In progress.At the end of the day. I should mention this Silver Maple has been dead for a number of years.