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March 2008

This is the month that male American Goldfinch plumage starts changing in earnest.

The House Finches haven't crowded out the Purple Finches this year; in fact, it seems to be the other way around.

Durham, NC  3/30/08

Carolina Wren  

Durham, NC  3/29/08

Female House Finch Male House Finch Yellow-rumped Warbler

Duke Gardens, Durham, NC  3/28/07

Male Northern Cardinal, singing  

Durham, NC  3/25/08

Male American Goldfinch Male House Finch

Durham, NC  3/24/08

Yellow-rumped Warbler Yellow-rumped Warbler Male American Goldfinch, in transitional plumage Red-breasted Nuthatch  

Durham, NC  3/23/08 (Easter Sunday)

Male Eastern Bluebird.  This curious bird actually came closer to investigate me. Male Eastern Towhee Female Red-bellied Woodpecker

Durham, NC  3/16/08

Yellow-rumped Warblers        


Male Purple Finch Female Eastern Bluebird      

Southpoint Swamp, Durham, NC  3/15/08

Great Blue Heron White-throated Sparrow Another White-throated Sparrow

Durham, NC  3/13/08

Hermit Thrush  

Durham, NC  3/11/08

Male House Finch Male Purple Finch Male American Goldfinch Female Northern Cardinal  

Durham, NC  3/8/08

Male American Goldfinch

Durham, NC  3/5/08

Male American Goldfinch.

Durham, NC  3/4/08

Dark-eyed Junco American Robin

Durham, NC  3/3/08

White-breasted Nuthatch

Durham, NC  3/01/08

Red-breasted Nuthatch  


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