"Sunrise" Skyway and Fort De Soto Birds

October, 2, 2011 - I heard birds at the North Beach parking lot area as we headed towards the water, but I wanted to photograph shorebirds in the morning light.  By the time we got back, I didn't hear warblers.  :(  So we headed to the mulberry trees to look for migrants.  We found…... Read more

Circle B Migrants

September, 19, 2010 - ...I felt like playing with Photoshop today, so I made another warbler and migrant bird collage. These little birds are usually high in the oak canopies, and it’s hard to get great pictures of them. They also hop around really fast. You come home with a stiff neck and then squint at your pictures, asking […] Read more

Migrants Making their Way to Circle B

August, 28, 2010 - Near the Blue-Gray Gnatcatchers, we found a small flock of American Redstarts.  Their fanned-out tails are distinctive.... American Redstart female I spied a couple of Prairie Warblers, too.... Species list:  American Redstart, Anhinga, Bald Eagle, Black-Bellied Whistling Duck, Black-Crowned Night Heron, Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher, Boat-Tailed Grackle, Cardinal, Carolina Wren, Common Moorhen,…... Read more