Friday, May 25, 2012

Oh Marsh Wren

Marsh Wren, Plum Island
Plum Island was a bit dreary this morning, drizzly and overcast. Warbler migration is definitely winding down. But that didn't stop me from having a good time. Not when the marsh wrens are on territory and in the mood to sing and dance.
From all sections of the Marsh Trail, wrens were buzzing around like fat hummingbirds
tails straight up in the air
trilling bubbily.

In other Plum Island news: Look! It's a muskrat climbing a tree!
OK it's more of a bush than a tree, but still...


Matt said...

Nice pictures. I've tried to capture marsh wrens before at Great Meadows and have failed. Too small and fast hiding in the reeds for me.

Peter Oehlkers said...

Thanks. Right now, during display season, is a good time to get clear looks.