Nature Through My Lens

Posts tagged “Juvenile

Lunchtime

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A Cooper’s Hawk (Accipiter cooprii) juvenile, stopped in for lunch today, but all the lunch made a hasty retreat and it went away hungry!


In the Ice Castle

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Here’s another White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) hiding in it’s ice covered castle!


In the Sun

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A first winter White-crowned Sparrow has this perch in the bushes. Just perfect for taking five in the sunshine.


In the Shadows

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A juvenile Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticoras nycticorax) hiding in the shadows.


Me & My Friends

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Me & my friends meet here, every evening as the sun goes down.  They are great friends cause they’re always here when I need them!


Undercover

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On a rainy day a juvenile White-crowned Sparrow takes refuge in the depths of our Butterfly bush.


LBJ

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Here’s another LBJ, little brown job!  This time it’s a juvenile White-crowned Sparrow.  These guys don’t get their adult colours until after their first winter.


LBJ

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This little brown job (LBJ) is a juvenile White-crowned Sparrow.


On Watch

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A juvenile Wilson’s Phalarope keeps a close eye on the sky


Intense

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An immature Black-crowned Night Heron has an intense look as it watches something that caught it’s attention


Jay

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A juvenile Stellar’s Jay has his eye on

the peanuts in the nearby feeder.  It will take a peanut and stash it in every flower pot in the yard!


Not Ready for Bed

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A juvenile Black-crowned Night Heron. Probably the young of yesterdays post. On a cold December morning it’s just not ready for bed yet!


Frustration

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A juvenile Black-crowned Night Heron, looks on in frustration at the minnows swimming near by under the ice.  Unable to figure out how to get to them, it regurgitates what ever was in it’s craw and then re-ate it’s lunch.

Notice the minnows at it’s feet on the ice!


Hiding in Plain Sight

A juvenile House Sparrow is well camouflaged in the bushes

A juvenile House Sparrow is well camouflaged in the bushes