Some Backyard Surprises

April 12, 2011 - Mourning Dove nest A House Wren hopped out of the viburnum tonight and posed on the rose bed edging.  I was surprised to still see him around -- I wonder when he'll return north?  Maybe he'll fly up with the Painted Buntings.  We've been monitoring their afternoon feeding habits regularly…... Read more

Finally! I Photographed a Painted Bunting at the Circle B Bar Reserve!

February 13, 2011 - Gulls stealing fish from Double-Crested Cormorants A brave House Wren posed for me on a branch right next to the path.... House Wren There is a cluster of oak trees on the Alligator Alley trail, just before the junction with Heron Hideout.... Yellowthroat, Common Grackle, Common Moorhen, Double-crested Cormorant, Eastern…... Read more

Happy Hallo-wren at the Circle B Bar Reserve

November 1, 2010 - Here's another view of him: Marsh Wren The House Wrens were extremely fussy.... House Wren There were Palm Warblers all over the place.... Baby Black-Bellied Whistling Ducks Species list: Anhinga, American Coot, Bald Eagle, Belted Kingfisher, Black-Bellied Whistling Duck, Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher, Blue-Winged Teal, Boat-Tailed Grackle, Cardinal, Common Moorhen, Common Yellowthroat,…... Read more