Eastern Meadowlark

My Lifer Whooping Crane

February 2, 2015 -  It's a beautiful example of the good old Florida prairie, lined with Eastern Meadowlarks and Loggerhead Shrikes.... Eastern Meadowlarks were all over the place.... Read more

Betcha Can’t Go Just Once!

January 4, 2012 - We almost stepped on this Eastern Meadowlark, who was feeding in the grasses and so inconspicuous that we didn't notice him at all!... Read more

So Many Fence Posts, So Few Birds…

June 2, 2011 - I wanted to visit Joe Overstreet for Eastern Meadowlarks, Crested Caracara, Swallow-tailed Kites, and maybe even a Snail Kite.  It seems that the kites are my nemesis bird this vacation.  I keep seeing them when I don't have a camera in hand!  Not fair.  I didn't see the first one…... Read more

In Search of Babies at Circle B Bar Reserve

April 10, 2011 - Black-Bellied Whistling Ducks The Eastern Meadowlarks called to us as we passed all the small pine trees on the Eagle Roost trail.  They fly so quickly when they decide that you've gotten too close (they have bigger personal bubbles than my cat Goldy!)  I was enjoying the nice sunrise light…... Read more

Foggy but Interesting Morning at the Circle B Bar Reserve

March 27, 2011 - Red-Winged Blackbird To kill time until the fog lifted, we walked around the Eagle Roost Trail out to Wading Bird Way to look for the Sandhill Crane family that has been reported there.  It was so foggy!  We couldn't see the Bald Eagle's nest.  We could hear Eastern Meadowlarks, but…... Read more

Magical Sunrise at Circle B Bar Reserve

June 13, 2010 - Juvenile Red-Winged Blackbirds As we turned into the Eagle Roost, Eastern Meadowlarks greeted us from the tops of the small pine trees.  I've yet to get a "great" picture of an Eastern Meadowlark, but this one isn't bad.  We were a bit disappointed not to see any Eagle activity in…... Read more

Baby Birds at Circle B Bar Reserve

May 31, 2010 - Baby Red-Winged Blackbird We headed out to the Eagle Roost to check for Eastern Meadowlarks and Northern Bobwhites.... The Eastern Meadowlarks weren't posing as much today because of a Red-Shouldered Hawk perched at the top of one of their pine trees.... Eastern Meadowlark feeding On Wading Bird Way, the "regulars"…... Read more

Sunrise at Circle B Bar Reserve

May 29, 2010 - (It flew before I could re-meter and expose his feathers properly.) Red-winged Blackbird silhouette at dawn As the sun crept up behind us, Dyeyo and I headed out Heron Hideout to the Eagle Roost to look for Eastern Meadowlarks.... We heard the Eastern Meadowlarks before we saw them.... This was…... Read more