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December 2016

North Carolina Botanical Garden, Chapel Hill, Orange County, NC 12/28/16

Brown-headed Nuthatch Same Brown-headed Nuthatch Male Northern Cardinal Female Downy Woodpecker Female Eastern Bluebird

 

Male Eastern Bluebird Female Eastern Bluebird Female Eastern Bluebird Eastern Towhee Tufted Titmouse

 

Tufted Titmouse Another Tufted Titmouse White-throated Sparrow White-throated Sparrow White-throated Sparrow (tan stripe type)

 

       
White-throated Sparrow (tan stripe type)        

Durham, NC 12/28/16

       
Red-shouldered Hawk        

Durham, NC 12/27/16

Carolina Wren Female Northern Cardinal Song Sparrow Female Eastern Towhee Henbit

Durham, NC 12/26/16

Black Vulture Red-shouldered Hawk White-throated Sparrow Golden-crowned Kinglet Same Golden-crowned Kinglet

 

       
Male Northern Cardinal        

Durham, NC 12/25/16

Northern Flicker Song Sparrow Song Sparrow Mystery sparrow White-throated Sparrow (tan stripe type)

 

     
White-throated Sparrow (white stripe type, probably) White-throated Sparrow      

Durham, NC 12/24/16

Aphid Dwarf spider (subfamily Erigoninae) Another dwarf spider Two other dwarf spiders Young Eastern Bluebird

 

Tiny black jumping spider Running crab spider Tufted Titmouse Tiny wolf spider in pond Same wolf spider

Durham, NC 12/23/16

     
Male Eastern Bluebird Male Northern Cardinal      

Durham, NC 12/22/16

Aphid, caught while flying Jumping spider (female Hentzia palmarum) Jumping spider (male Hentzia palmarum) Small Red Maples Savannah Sparrow

 

Savannah Sparrow Savannah Sparrow Savannah Sparrow: note blue-gray marking on bill Savannah Sparrow Mystery sparrow

 

Turkey Vultures Another Turkey Vulture White-throated Sparrow in drainage ditch Same White-throated Sparrow bathing Same White-throated Sparrow

Durham, NC 12/21/16

Carolina Wren Male Northern Cardinal Cedar Waxwing Another Cedar Waxwing Cedar Waxwings

 

Hairy Woodpecker Hairy Woodpecker Red-bellied Woodpecker American Robin American Robin

 

     
Toothwort basal leaves Yellow-rumped Warbler      

Durham, NC 12/19/16

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Northern Mockingbird Female Downy Woodpecker Female Eastern Bluebird Tufted Titmouse

 

     
Killdeer Killdeers      

Durham, NC 12/18/16

Jumping spider (female Hentzia palmarum) Northern Flicker Male Eastern Bluebird Common Barklouse Red-bellied Woodpecker

 

       
Sundog        

Durham, NC 12/17/16

   
Brown Creeper Golden-crowned Kinglet Northern Flicker    

Durham, NC 12/15/16

Yellow-rumped Warbler Yellow-rumped Warbler Juvie Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Eastern Phoebe Northern Mockingbird

 

Male Eastern Bluebird Same Male Eastern Bluebird Female Eastern Bluebird Female Eastern Bluebird with berry Female Eastern Bluebird

 

Female Eastern Bluebird Female Eastern Bluebird Female Eastern Bluebird Female Eastern Bluebird Female Eastern Bluebird

 

       
Eastern Phoebe        

Durham, NC 12/14/16

   
Red-shouldered Hawk Non-breeding Ruby-crowned Kinglet Same nonbreeding Ruby-crowned Kinglet    

Durham, NC 12/12/16

 
Male Golden-crowned Kinglet Carolina Chickadee Male Eastern Bluebird Same male Eastern Bluebird  

Durham, NC 12/10/16

     
Carolina Chickadee Moon      

Durham, NC 12/8/16

 
White-throated Sparrow Same White-throated Sparrow eating a berry Same White-throated Sparrow holding berry skin Hawk  

Durham, NC 12/7/16

Hermit Thrush White-throated Sparrow Same White-throated Sparrow Male Eastern towhee Grape Leafhopper (Erythroneura comes), found under leaf litter

 

 
Tiny black jumping spider Dwarf Spider Another Dwarf Spider Sawfly  

Durham, NC 12/5/16

       
Tufted Titmouse        

Durham, NC 12/1/16

 
Checkered Skipper Song Sparrow Turkey Vulture Tufted Titmouse  

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