Eastern Kingbirds are noisy which makes them easy to find. In addition their self confident, aggressive behaviour permits close approach and good photos.
In winter they fly far off to Peru and Bolivia.
I will identify it at the end of the post.
The red bill and whitish sides identify a male Common Merganser.
An interesting evolutionary development that makes sense. Get ready for black-winged planes too!
When the scarlet cardinal tells
Her dream to the dragon fly,
And the lazy breeze makes a nest in the trees,
And murmurs a lullaby,
It is July. – Susan Swett