Birds From Walden Double-crested Cormorant

The double-crested cormorant is a unique bird. It is so rare that I had never seen one before a couple of days ago. The bird landed on the pond and although it swam around like a Duck, I knew it wasn’t.  I saw a long beak that reminded me of a Blue heron, only smaller.Continue reading “Birds From Walden Double-crested Cormorant”

Birds from Walden Blue jay

Bluejays can be seen in the Northeast of the U.S. and Canada for the duration of winter even though they are also in places like Florida. They are bright blue beautiful birds and are strikingly different from each other. There are skinny ones, fat ones, tall ones, short ones, young and old ones. They areContinue reading “Birds from Walden Blue jay”

Birds from Walden American Eagle

Twenty years after the world witnessed the tragic events of Septemebr 11th we honour the lives lost with this article about the American Eagle. The American Eagle is one of the most amazing and powerful animals on Earth. It’s hunting skills along with ferocity make this predator number one among birds. Gliding far above anyContinue reading “Birds from Walden American Eagle”

Birds from Walden Ducks

Ducks are another phenomenal species of bird. They are innately great parents and stay with their young all day and night. They will travel up and down rivers, streams and lakes with their entire ‘school’ of children. They can often be seen in the early morning hours traveling single file, on land and or water,Continue reading “Birds from Walden Ducks”

Birds from Walden Grackle

The Grackle has an iridescent blue silk head on a smooth black body. Although this bird is freaky looking it is also very beautiful Grackles appear to reverse their color schemes from the time babies with the blue on the body and the black (or brown) around the head. Although they look a mean andContinue reading “Birds from Walden Grackle”

Birds from Walden blue heron

blue heron This beautiful bird can be found at the edge of the pond, often sneaking through the long grass in search of frogs.  The heron stands tall and straight in its posture helped by its long legs. Slow to move unless it has to.  Colours of a purple-ish grey-blue separate the truly majestic-looking creatureContinue reading “Birds from Walden blue heron”

Birds from Walden Cardinal

Cardinal Like the Robin, The Cardinal is another bird that is a power symbol.  This radiant red bird portrays perfect symmetry. Most commonly seen with a stylish spikey haircut on the top of its head, a head that is a brighter red than the rest of the body. Sporting an orange beak, the rest ofContinue reading “Birds from Walden Cardinal”

Birds from Walden Canada Geese

Canada geese As I sat staring at the water in deep thought I heard a noise from far away getting closer. It was the unmistakable honking of a pair of Canada geese flying directly towards the pond in anticipation of a late afternoon swim. Canada Geese are graceful for their size and when they arrive,Continue reading “Birds from Walden Canada Geese”

Birds from Walden – Oriole –

Oriole Oriole’s are a type of blackbird. Waiting until spring is in full bloom to make their entrance they are exquisite in their sharp orange color which similarly to the red cardinal, stands out beautifully, highlighting any green backdrop of trees, bushes and shrubs. The Oriole is a unique bird with beautiful popping colors so brightContinue reading “Birds from Walden – Oriole –”