Ardith Bondi's Gallery

Black Vulture pair mutually


Black Vulture pair

Turkey Vulture sunning itself

Northern Harrier

Savannah Sparrow

Vesper Sparrow


Black Tern, Common Tern,

young Black Skimmers

Ardith confers with a Ruffed


Ruffed Grouse

Eastern Bluebird male

Seaside Sparrow 1

Seaside Sparrow 2

Seaside Sparrow 3

Long-tailed Ducks in courtship


Long-tailed Duck male 1

Long-tailed Duck male 2

Long-tailed Duck male preening

Long-tailed Duck female

Great Cormorant yawning

Great Cormorant on Damark #4

Juvenile Tree Swallows - not a

perch, silly

Tree Swallows - just another kid,

sorry, no food

Tree Swallow feeding

Black Skimmers

Sheep Meadow Red-tailed Hawk

eyass protecting his rat catch

from his sibling

One of Pale Male's eyasses

bathing by the sprinkler in the

77th Street children's playground

Juvenile Great Blue Heron with

Painted Turtle catch

Muscovy ducks in rehab 1

Muscovy duck in rehab headshot

Muscovy ducks in rehab 2

Muscovy ducks in rehab 3

Barnacle Goose drinking in mud

Barnacle Goose walking in mud

Barnacle Goose flapping

Barnacle Goose walking right

Barnacle Goose walking left

Barnacle Goose

American Woodcock in blue


American Woodcock being

harrassed by a House Sparrow

American Woodcock shaking off

American Woodcock profile

Wood Duck male

Wood Duck female

American Wigeon male

Northern Shoveler feeding


Northern Shoveler male in flight

Common Grackle male


Red-necked Grebe

male Red-breasted Merganser

Common Redpoll

Black-bellied Plovers

Black-bellied Plovers

Piping Plover juvenile

Piping Plover cohort

juvenile Yellow-crowned Night-

Heron yawning

flapping molting Gadwall

Red-necked Phalarope on


My Sea Eagle Kayak

Marbled Godwits

Marbled Godwit eating

Marbled Godwit with two Short-

billed Dowitchers

male Bobolink

Tree Swallow fledgling

Tree Swallow fledgling opening

its bill to be fed

Tree Swallow fledgling flapping

wings for attention and opening

bill for food

Easterm Willet in breeding


Marsh Wren singing

Marsh Wren asserting his


Marsh Wren grasping twigs 1

Marsh Wren grasping twigs 2

Marsh Wren perched on a snag

Mallard mom with ducklings

Eastern Phoebe with a green


Eastern Phoebe with its crest up

Eastern Bluebird 1

Eastern Bluebird 2

Eastern Bluebird 3

Eastern Bluebird checking on the

Tree Swallow resident

Eastern Bluebird closer up

checking on the Tree Swallow


female Tree Swallow at nest box


male Tree Swallow at nest box


Great Crested Flycatcher

Eastern Bluebird for protecting


Black-throated Blue Warbler


Common Grackle

Magnolia Warbler male

Blackpoll Warbler

Magnolia Warbler with a termite

wing in its bill

Mississippi Kites interacting

Common Yellowthroat on


Common Yellowthroat on

Phragmites singing

Snapper strolling

Ancient meets modern


Northern Shoveler male

paddling along

Northern Shovelers moving

Northern Shoveler male enjoying

a bath

Northern Shoveler male flapping

Hooded Merganser female with

a crayfish 1

Hooded Merganser female with

a crayfish 2

Hooded Merganser female

working at  killing her crayfish

prey 1

Hooded Merganser female

working at  killing her crayfish

prey 2

Hooded Merganser female

working at  killing her crayfish

prey 3

Hooded Merganser female


Hooded Merganser female


American Coot

Lesser Scaup

Lesser Scaup back view

Ruddy Duck in transition


Ruddy Duck preening

Ruddy Duck with his tail up

Pied-billed Grebe with part of a


Pied-billed Grebe

Bufflehead male 1

Bufflehead male 2

Bufflehead male starting to dive

Bufflehead male diving under

Bufflehead female

Flying Brant in Brooklyn

Canada Geese in flight

Canada Goose

Purple Sandpiper 1

Purple Sandpiper 2

Purple Sandpiper 3

Greater Scaup flock

American Coot 1

American Coot 2

American Coot 3

Red-breasted Merganser pair

Red-breasted Merganser male in


American Crow

Yellow-breasted Chat

Iceland Gull adult

Rufous Hummingbird 1

Rufous Hummingbird 2

Rufous Hummingbird 3

Rufous Hummingbird 4

Carolina Wren 1

Carolina Wren 2

Pigeon camouflage

Yellow-breasted Chat

Lincoln's Sparrow

Gray Catbird by a hose


Yellow-breasted Chat with a

piece of hot dog

Gray Catbird on a step

Brown Creeper

Snow Bunting at Edith Read


Downy Woodpecker male

Downy Woodpecker female

Wood Thrush up close

Wood Thrush with mulch in its


House Sparrow male with fall


White-breasted Nuthatch

White-breasted Nuthatch with

its bill open

Dickcissel female

Greater White-fronted Goose

Horned Grebes with building


Horned Grebe

Horned Grebes

Crossing Broadway

crossing Broadway together

Slushy blobs of falling snow can't

stop New Yorkers

Unbrellas Crossing Broadway

Yellow-breasted Chat on a railing

in Bryant Park

Yellow-breasted Chat

Yellow-breasted Chat

Double-crested Cormorant

swallowing its catch

American Goldfinch male 1

American Goldfinch female

American Goldfinch male 2

Scarlet Tanager

Nashville Warbler 1

Nashville Warbler  2

Nashville Warbler 3

Lark Sparrow

Fish Crow juveniles begging

Fish Crow

Hooded Crow on a roof

Hooded Crow with its wings up

Hooded Crow calling

Barn Swallow feeding

Fly delivery!

Bank Swallow juvenile

Barn Swallow juvenile trying to

balance on a branch

Barn Swallow juvenile trying to

keep its balance on a branch

Northern Rough-winged Swallow


Eastern Willet

Manhattanhenge on West 79th


Grasshopper Sparrow on


Gull-billed Tern 1

Gull-billed Tern 2


Tree Swallow

Great Egret flying by the bridge

Red-winged Blackbird pursuing

a Turkey Vulture

Yellow Warbler with nesting


Indigo Bunting male

Indigo Bunting female carrying a


Prairie Warbler female with

nesting material

Prairie Warbler male

Yellow Warbler collecting food

Blue-winged Warbler

Kentucky Warbler tilting his



Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

American Bittern at The Point

Blue-headed Vireo

Gray Catbird

American Redstart

Scarlet Tanager

Ovenbird walking down a rock

Ovenbird walking through leaves

American Oystercatchers mating

Double-crested Cormorant

juvenile 1

Double-crested Cormorant

juvenile 2

Double-crested Cormorant

juvenile stretching 1

Double-crested Cormorant

juvenile stretching 2

Double-crested Cormorant

juvenile 3

Double-crested Cormorant

juvenile 4

Forster's Tern in fog

Least Tern bringing a fish


Least Tern flying in with a fish


Least Terns - the female takes

the fish offering

Least Terns -fish delivery


Least Tern holding a fish as a

courting ritual

Piping Plover running

Sanderling in breeding plumage

Common Tern stretching

Common Tern with a fish

Double-crested Cormorant in


Black-crowned Night Heron in


White-rumped Sandpiper in

transition plumage with Ruddy


Ruddy Turnstones in breeding


Ruddy Turnstones

Great Black-backed Gull with

crab dinner

Eastern Willet in breeding


Eastern Willet vocalizing

Snowy Egret walking

Black-crowned Night Heron


American Black Ducks in the


White-rumped Sandpiper 2

Snowy Egret fluffing up in

breeding plumage

Prothonotary Warbler 1

Prothonotary Warbler 2

Prothonotsry Warbler singing 1

Prothonotary Warbler singing 2

Swamp Sparrow

Eastern Cotton Tail

Brewster's Warbler x Blue-

winged Warbler backcross?

Golden-winged Warbler

Blue-winged Warbler

Golden-winged Warbler female 1

Golden-winged Warbler female


Prairie Warbler 1

Prairie Warbler 2

Prairie Warbler 3

Chestnut-sided Warbler

Bay-breasted Warbler 1

Bay-breasted Warbler 2

Bay-breasted Warbler 3

Northern Gannet 1

Northern Gannet 2

Northern Gannet 3

Northern Gannet diving

Northern Rough-winged Swallow


Northern Rough-winged Swallow

leaning down

Northern Rough-winged Swallow


Oystercatchers in flight

Oystercatchers in fight display

Oystercatchers in display flight

Oystercatchers flying over surf

Three Oystercatchers in display


Double-crested Cormorant in


Gray Seal basking on the first

warm day in a while

Gray Seal yawning earlier in the

day in fog


American Crow silhouette

Gull carrying a clam

Common Redpoll 1

Common Redpoll 2

Common Redpoll 3

Redhead male 1

Redhead female 1

Redhead male 2

Redhead female 2

Redhead female 3

Redhead male 3

Redhead female 4

Redhead male 4

Redhead female 5

Common Loon flapping

Common Loon shaking off

Belted Kingfisher

Horned Lark 1

Horned Lark 2

Horned Lark 3

American Pipit 1

American Pipit 2

Song Sparrow eating grass seeds

young Red-headed Woodpecker 1

young Red-headed Woodpecker


Long-eared Owl

"Ya think?"

Adult Cooper's Hawk

Tufted Titmouse on a round

metal fence

Central Park Wood Duck male 1

Central Park Wood Duck male 2

Central Park Wood Duck male 3

Central Park Varied Thrush

Central Park Varied Thrush

Central Park Varied Thrush

Bald Eagle juvenile flying in to


Bald Eagle flying in to roost

Iceberg on the Hudson

Bald Eagle on the ice

Canada Goose at sunrise

Goose profile at sunset

Turkey Vulture banking

Turkey Vulture in flight

Bald Eagle over the

Bald Eagle, approximately 2nd

year 1

Bald Eagle, approximately 2nd

year 2

Jones Beach fall fishing frenzy

beached White-winged Scoter

White-winged Scoter that

beached herself sitting in the


White-rumped Sandpiper

Sanderling silhouettes in the surf

at sunset

Sanderling in surf at sunset

Brant headshot

Brant walking

Brant grazing

Ring-billed Gulls relaxing on the


Ring-billed Gull & Sanderling

Sanderlng running

Sanderling 1

Sanderling 2

Sanderling 3

Black Scoter in spray

Black scoter male with a mollusk

Black Scoter male

Black Scoters in flight

Surf Scoters

Surf Scoters, one yawning

Phragmites 1

Phragmites 2

Yellow-rumped Warbler on a


Yellow-rumped Warbler

Common Ground Dove 1

Common Ground Dove 2

Pine Warbler in a pine tree in

the Pinetum in Central Park

Semi-palmated Sandpiper


Semi-palmated Sandpiper

juvenile fluffing

Semi-palmated Sandpiper

Willet in flight

Birding friends

American White Pelican

Glossy Ibis jumping

Glossy Ibis wings up

Glossy Ibis scratching

Glossy Ibis preening

Cygnet preening

Young Canada Goose

Stilt Sandpipers in different


Oystercatcher calling

Oystercatcher pair with their

newly hatched chick

Oystercatcher, parent of the day-

old chick to the left, lowering

himself onto his eggs

Oystercatcher with its chick

Oystercatcher finding something

in the surf

Oystercatcher came up with a


Oystercatcher walks out of the

surf with the worm

Least Tern

Common Tern hovering

Common Tern bringing in a fish

Common Tern chick complaining

for fish 1

Common Tern Chick

complaining for fish 2

Black Skimmer flying over the


Black Skimmer flying foot to bill

juvenile Yellow-crowned Night


Yellow-crowned Night Heron

pulling up a worm

Yellow-crowned Night Heron

panting in the heat

Tree Swallow perched

Clapper Rail stretching

Young Clapper Rail

Tree Swallow stretching its wings

Tree Swallow taking off

Great Blue Heron captures a

large carp

Great Blue Heron walks off with

its prey

The Great Blue Heron had

impaled the fish with its bill


Great-crested Flycatcher carrying

nesting material

Delmarva Fox Squirrel sitting up

Delmarva Fox Squirrel

Chestertown Goose

Portrait of Mallard-in-residence

Common Moorhen

Common Merganser female

Common Merganser male

Four Canada Geese

European Starling 1

European Starling 2

Bald Eagle juvenile perched

Common Raven in flight

American Tree Sparrow 1

American Tree Sparrow 2

American Tree Sparrow with a

White-throated Sparrow in the


Song Sparrow


Two Crested Caracara on a strut

Two Crested Caracara, one

taking off

Crested Caracara taking off

Crested Caracara on a cold day

Crested Caracara on a strut

Wood Duck

Raft of Ruddy Ducks

Ring-billed Gull

Brant foraging at water's edge

Brant walking out of the water

Brant preening in the surf

Brant swimming and eating


Single Brant swimming

Brant eating seaweed near

colorful trash

Brant eating near colorful trash

Snow Geese still sleeping at


Snow Geese starting to wake up

at dawn

more Snow Geese up at dawn

three Snow Geese thinking about

waking up

three Snow Geese waking up

three Snow Geese finally up

Two Snow Geese walking

together at dawn

Snow Goose at dawn

Herring Gull stretching with

three Snow Geese at sunrise

Four Snow Geese and a Herring

Gull at sunrise

Three Snow Geese and a Herring

Gull at sunrise

Two Snow Geese at Sunrise

Lone Brant walking

Four Brant hanging out

Brant honking

Three Brant holding their necks


Brant flapping its wings

Five Brant swimming

adult and juvenile Herring Gulls

looking up

Three Common Eiders

young male Common Eiders

female Common Eider flapping

male Common Eider flying

male Common Eider

female Common Eider eating a


Common Eiders

Common Eider males of

different ages

Double-crested Cormorant and a

fishing boat

Great Horned Owl 1

Great Horned Owl Preening

Great Horned Owl 2

Great Horned Owl stretching

Caspian Tern

Caspian Tern in flight

Royal Tern (summer)

Royal Tern (fall)

Eight Northern Gannets to the


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