nature photography: songbirds

The broad category of passerines, or songbirds, includes many species both vocal and those not exactly musically well-renowned.

gallery songbirds

Blue-grey Gnatcatcher
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher
(Polioptila caerulea)

Published in the October 2007 issue of Birds & Blooms
Black Phoebe
Black Phoebe
(Sayornis nigricans)
Tree Swallow
Tree Swallow
(Tachycineta bicolor)
 
American Goldfinch
American Goldfinch
(Carduelis tristis)
Female Red-Winged Blackbird
Red-winged Blackbird (Female)
(Agelaius phoeniceus)

3rd Place Winner - Huntley Meadows Photo Contest 2006
Eastern Kingbird
Eastern Kingbird
(Tyrannus tyrannus)
 
Barn Swallow
Barn Swallow
(Hirundo rustica)
White-Breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch
(Sitta carolinensis)
Say's Phoebe
Say's Phoebe
(Sayornis saya)
 
Red-winged Blackbird
Red-winged Blackbird
(Agelaius phoeniceus)
Loggerhead Shrike
Loggerhead Shrike
(Lanius ludovicianus)
Carolina Wren
Carolina Wren
(Thryothorus ludovicianus)
 
Eastern Bluebird
Eastern Bluebird
(Sialia sialis)
Western Bluebird
Western Bluebird
(Sialia mexicana)
Eastern Bluebird
Eastern Bluebird
(Sialia sialis)
 
Eastern Phoebe
Eastern Phoebe
(Sayornis phoebe)
Brown Thrasher
Brown Thrasher
(Toxostoma rufum)
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher
(Polioptila caerulea)
 
American Robin
American Robin
(Turdus migratorius)
Northern Cardinal
Northern Cardinal
(Cardinalis cardinalis)
European Starling
European Starling
(Sturnus vulgaris)
 
Pine Siskin
Pine Siskin
(Carduelis pinus)
Western Scrub-Jay
Western Scrub-Jay
(Aphelocoma californica)
Northern Mockingbird
Northern Mockingbird
(Mimus polyglottos)
 
Bushtit
Bushtit
(Psaltriparus minimus)
Eastern Kingbird
Eastern Kingbird
(Tyrannus tyrannus)
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
(Parus rufescens)
 
Brown Creeper
Brown Creeper
(Certhia americana)
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
(Regulus calendula)
Carolina Chickadee
Carolina Chickadee
(Parus carolinensis)

 



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