Chirps and Cheeps

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  A Few Sights at Batavia WWTP

Published: August 21, 2015
Tags: General Observations, BWWTP, Batavia Waste Water Treatment Plant, Northern Mockingbird, Eastern Kingbird, Bonaparte's Gull, Monarch catepillar

A quick tour through the Batavia Waste Water Treatment Plant brought a few nice birds.

Eastern Kingbirds must have had a good nesting season here as I so no less than FIVE of these birds all close to one another near or on the fence. They seemed to be following me as I slowly drove around the ponds too!

A young Northern Mockingbird gave some nice views as did one, lone Bonaparte's Gull who mixed in with many Ring-billed Gulls.

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Northern Mockingbird

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Northern Mockingbird

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Bonaparte's Gull

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Bonaparte's Gull

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Two of the several Eastern Kingbirds

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Monarch catepillar - always a nice sight!



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