Cape May Warbler
Cape May Warbler

Despite its name, this warbler was in Philly.

Green Heron with Crayfish
Green Heron with Crayfish
Killdeer with worm
Killdeer with worm
Snapper Keeper
Snapper Keeper

A large snapping turtle navigates the path at the Heinz refugue.

Young Great Blue Heron fishing
Young Great Blue Heron fishing
Grazing Sora
Grazing Sora
Hirundo rustica - Barn Swallow
Hirundo rustica - Barn Swallow
Tri-colored Herons
Tri-colored Herons
Tevye
Tevye

In early fall, when this nest box was not serving its intended purpose, a Great Egret found a new use for it, apparently as a soap box.

Peek-A-Boo Gnatcatcher
Peek-A-Boo Gnatcatcher

This Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher was surprised to see me, and I was surprised to see it in this pose.

Muskrat
Muskrat

While not technically within the confines of the refuge, this muskrat was swimming in a small pond on the other side of the airport.

Downy Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker

The Downy Woodpecker is our smallest species of woodpecker.  This individual is a male, the red patch on its nape indicates its gender.

Tree Swallow
Tree Swallow

The cobalt blue back and bright white of the tree swallow makes it one of the more striking and recognizable birds in its genus.

When Nature Calls
When Nature Calls

It appears as though I accidentally walked in on this Great Blue Heron, but I assure you he knew I was there.