© Janet M.Heintz: Blog http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog en-us (C) Janet M. Heintz Photography jmheintz@zoominternet.net (© Janet M.Heintz) Fri, 06 Oct 2017 18:20:00 GMT Fri, 06 Oct 2017 18:20:00 GMT http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/img/s/v-5/u467305044-o955140293-50.jpg © Janet M.Heintz: Blog http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog 120 113 Pennsylvania Black Bear http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2017/10/pennsylvania-black-bear This Black Bear showed up in my backyard. He proceeded to tear down all of my bird feeders.

And then sat down to survey all his damage.

He was quite pleased with himself.

 

Black Bear1846Black Bear1846Black Bear, tearing apart bird feeders in a Western Pennsylvania back yard.

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Field Sparrow - with food for nestlings http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2017/7/field-sparrow---with-food-for-nestlings Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) 1499Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) 1499Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) near nest site. Western Pennsylvania

This little sparrow made several trips to the nest while I observed him.

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jmheintz@zoominternet.net (© Janet M.Heintz) http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2017/7/field-sparrow---with-food-for-nestlings Sat, 01 Jul 2017 14:48:05 GMT
Hairy Woodpecker-male, feeding young at nest. http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2017/5/hairy-woodpecker-male-feeding-young-at-nest Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus) male- 1100Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus) male- 1100Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus) male- feeding young at nest. Geneva Swamp area, Western Pennsylvania.

Male Hairy Woodpecker feeding nestlings. Geneva Swamp Area, Western Pennsylvania.

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jmheintz@zoominternet.net (© Janet M.Heintz) http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2017/5/hairy-woodpecker-male-feeding-young-at-nest Sat, 20 May 2017 15:24:15 GMT
Tree Swallow - male http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2017/4/tree-swallow---male This image was taken at Shenango Reservoir, in Western Pennsylvania.

 

Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) 0887Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) 0887Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) -male -Early spring, Shenango Reservoir, Western Pennsylvania.

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Palm Warbler - fall plumage - Western Pennsylvania http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2016/10/palm-warbler---fall-plumage---western-pennsylvania Palm Warbler (Setophaga palmarum)-fall plumage-9501Palm Warbler (Setophaga palmarum)-fall plumage-9501Palm Warbler (Setophaga palmarum) fall plumage. Western Pennsylvania in overgrown field near wetlands.

Palm Warbler during fall migration, Western Pennsylvania

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jmheintz@zoominternet.net (© Janet M.Heintz) http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2016/10/palm-warbler---fall-plumage---western-pennsylvania Sun, 16 Oct 2016 16:15:16 GMT
My Wood Thrush Image - Featured on Cornell Lab of Ornithology - All About Birds http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2016/9/wood-thrush---featured-on-cornell-lab-of-ornithology-website Wood ThrushWood ThrushMy Wood Thrush image was chosen to be featured on the Cornell Lab Of Ornithology, All About Birds section.

My Wood Thrush image is featured on the Cornell Labs - All About Birds section -  https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Wood_Thrush/id

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jmheintz@zoominternet.net (© Janet M.Heintz) http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2016/9/wood-thrush---featured-on-cornell-lab-of-ornithology-website Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:10:34 GMT
Nesting Season http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2016/5/nesting-season Northern Flicker - Yellow-shafted form.

This male was peeking out of its nest site.

The female was in a nearby tree.

 

Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)8526Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)8526Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus), yellow-shafted form. Western Pennsylvania. At nest site.

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jmheintz@zoominternet.net (© Janet M.Heintz) http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2016/5/nesting-season Fri, 13 May 2016 19:25:48 GMT
Baltimore Oriole - male http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2016/4/baltimore-oriole---male Baltimore Oriole at my backyard feeder.

 

Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula) -8239Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula) -8239Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula) -male. Western Pennsylvania, during spring migration. Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula) -8236Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula) -8236Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula) -male. Western Pennsylvania, during spring migration.

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Northern Cardinal - female http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2016/4/northern-cardinal---female Female Northern Cardinal was in the company of a male, showing signs of courting.

Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) 7816Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) 7816Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) Western Pennsylvania, early April.

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Tundra Swans http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2016/3/tundra-swans This pair of Tundra Swans were  seen at the Geneva Marsh in

Western Pennsylvania. During spring migration.

 

Tundra Swan (Cygnus columbianus)-7600Tundra Swan (Cygnus columbianus)-7600Tundra Swans at Geneva marsh, Western Pennsylvania.

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Northern Cardinal http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2016/2/northern-cardinal Northern Cardinal, scanning the ground for a tasty morsel.

 

Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)-7039Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)-7039Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis), Pennsylvania back yard. searching for food.

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jmheintz@zoominternet.net (© Janet M.Heintz) Cardinal Pennsylvania avian birds northern red winter http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2016/2/northern-cardinal Mon, 01 Feb 2016 17:07:06 GMT
American Tree Sparrow - eating winter grasses http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2016/1/american-tree-sparrow---eating-winter-grasses I found this little American Tree Sparrow along the edge of a field. He was eating seeds from the uncut field.

American Tree Sparrow (Spizelloides arborea)-7221American Tree Sparrow (Spizelloides arborea)-7221American Tree Sparrow (Spizelloides arborea), eating seeds from winter grasses, Western Pennsylvania

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jmheintz@zoominternet.net (© Janet M.Heintz) american eating grasses sparrow tree winter http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2016/1/american-tree-sparrow---eating-winter-grasses Thu, 14 Jan 2016 20:14:18 GMT
White-throated Sparrow - (Zonotrichia albicollis) tan morph http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2015/11/white-throated-sparrow---zonotrichia-albicollis-tan-morph White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)tan moprh-6641White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)tan moprh-6641White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis), tan morph,foraging in November, Western Pennsylvania.

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jmheintz@zoominternet.net (© Janet M.Heintz) http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2015/11/white-throated-sparrow---zonotrichia-albicollis-tan-morph Mon, 30 Nov 2015 01:33:21 GMT
Northern Mockingbird http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2015/11/northern-mockingbird Northern Mockingbird, in November, Western Pennsylvania.

Northern  Mockingbird,( Mimus polyglottos)-6826Northern Mockingbird,( Mimus polyglottos)-6826Northern Mockingbird,( Mimus polyglottos), Western Pennsylvania. foraging in November.

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jmheintz@zoominternet.net (© Janet M.Heintz) http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2015/11/northern-mockingbird Fri, 27 Nov 2015 16:48:27 GMT
Eastern Towhee, eating dogwood berries. http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2015/10/eastern-towhee-eating-dogwood-berries Eastern Towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus)-5916Eastern Towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus)-5916Eastern Towhee,(Pipilo erythrophthalmus), fall plumage, Western Pennsylvania.

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jmheintz@zoominternet.net (© Janet M.Heintz) http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2015/10/eastern-towhee-eating-dogwood-berries Fri, 23 Oct 2015 23:14:57 GMT
White-crowned Sparrow, in fall, first winter plumage http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2015/10/sparrow-in-fall White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) -5675White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) -5675White-crowned Sparrow, first winter, Western Pennsylvania. Fall

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jmheintz@zoominternet.net (© Janet M.Heintz) fall fauna first-winter flora plumage sparrow white-crowned http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2015/10/sparrow-in-fall Sun, 11 Oct 2015 14:10:44 GMT
Red Squirrel http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2015/9/red-squirrel  

 

 

Red Squirrel was gathering nuts from nearby trees and burying them in the woods. He stopped just below my foot to check me out.

 

American Red Squirrel,Tamiasciurus hudsonicus-5526American Red Squirrel,Tamiasciurus hudsonicus-5526Red Squirrel, Tamiasciurus hudsonicus-, western Pennsylvania, early fall

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Turkey babies in Western Pennsylvania http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2015/8/turkey-babies-in-western-pennsylvania These little babies were checking out my hummingbird feeder outside my

kitchen window.

 

 

Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)Wild Turkey Poults, Western Pennsylvania. Summer

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jmheintz@zoominternet.net (© Janet M.Heintz) Pennsylvania poults turkey http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2015/8/turkey-babies-in-western-pennsylvania Sat, 22 Aug 2015 14:13:27 GMT
First Veery of Spring http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/5/first-veery-of-spring While walking my woods I came across this very tame Veery, he 

hopped the trail in front of me catching bugs and watching

planes fly over.

 

 

Veery, (Catharus fuscescens)Veery, (Catharus fuscescens)Veery, (Catharus fuscescens), Western Pennsylvania, During spring migration.

 

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jmheintz@zoominternet.net (© Janet M.Heintz) http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/5/first-veery-of-spring Wed, 07 May 2014 12:37:03 GMT
Chickadee saying Prayers before dinner. http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/1/chickadee-saying-prayers-before-dinner I had to laugh when I saw this little chickadee eating peanuts. He looked

like he was bowing his head to say prayers before eating.

 

 

Black-Capped Chickadee, (Poecile atricapillus)Black-Capped Chickadee, (Poecile atricapillus)Black-Capped Chickadee,(Poecile atricapillus), Allegheny National Forest, bird feeder. Winter.

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jmheintz@zoominternet.net (© Janet M.Heintz) http://jheintzphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2014/1/chickadee-saying-prayers-before-dinner Wed, 15 Jan 2014 14:52:18 GMT