A Cormorant and a Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher

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Double-crested Cormorant
This morning I walked around my office parking lot, and I found a couple fun birds to photograph.  At Grassy Lake, a Double-Crested Cormorant came in for a landing, and in the trees behind my office a Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher was buzzing around actually posed for me a second.

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Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
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Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Here's a list of the species I saw this morning:

Mallard x Mottled Duck (hybrid) 2
Pied-billed Grebe 3
Double-crested Cormorant 1
Anhinga 1
Great Egret 1
White Ibis 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 1
Common Gallinule 2
American Coot 1
Mourning Dove 2
Blue Jay 2
Fish Crow 2
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2
Northern Mockingbird 1
Brown Thrasher 1
Cedar Waxwing 30
Northern Cardinal 4
Red-winged Blackbird 1
Common Grackle 4
Boat-tailed Grackle 1


  1. Double-crested cormorants have shown up in VT, as have eastern phoebes but we are still waiting for most of the other migrants. I love your gnatcatcher shots!


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