American Goldfinch

A male American Godlfinch with leg lesions (scaly legs) caused by leg mites (an infection called cnemidocoptosis). The bird seemed otherwise quite healthy. Photographed at Colony Farm Regional Park, Coquitlam,…

American Oystercatchers

These American Oystercatchers just hatched 4 days ago and I got the pleasure of seeing them on the beach in Cape May, NJ

American Coots

I photographed this American Coot, feeding a baby, at the Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge, in California. Photo taken: 6-14-2019

American White Pelican

The American White Pelican showed up in huge numbers on our local lake this spring. We enjoyed close to 200 Pelicans at Hastings Lake Forest Preserve in Lake County Illinois…

American Redstart

An American Redstart pauses on a branch during spring migration. I photographed this female at Plum Island, MA under early morning sunny skies. Camera gear used: Canon EOS 7D, 300…