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Happiness is…

April 3, 2017 - ...laughing at the Palm Warbler as he finds every mealworm you've dropped under the feeder...... Read more

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Lawn Service

October 27, 2016 -  The little Palm Warblers were quick to hop out and enjoy the bugs that I stirred up with my mower....  But not before the Palm Warblers reminded me how tiny they are.... Read more

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Christmas Coot!

December 24, 2015 - Palm Warbler Speaking of Christmas, everybody laughed at me when I started photographing the coots...but this one was a Christmas coot!... Read more

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Lakeland Christmas Bird Count 2014

December 21, 2014 - One of the most common birds at this time of year is the small Palm Warbler....  Warblers can be confusing to identify if you are a beginning birder, but there's a trick to identifying the Palm Warbler.... Read more

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Yard Birding: Fun in my Own Backyard!

April 6, 2014 - I had barely settled in when a Palm Warbler came hopping across the yard.... One way to identify Palm Warblers from a distance is to notice that they flap their tails up and down quite often.... Read more

Visiting Warblers

December 10, 2012 - We have plenty of Palm Warblers that hop through the yard, and I finally saw Bow Tie, our Yellow-Throated Warbler that seems to come back from year to year.... Read more

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Circle B Bar Reserve is Pretty Quiet These Days

January 2, 2012 - We spent most of our time trying to photograph Palm Warblers and Blue-Gray Gnatcatchers, because they were the only birds around!... Bird Species List (32 total): American Coot, American Robin, American White Pelican, Anhinga, Bald Eagle, Belted Kingfisher, Black-Bellied Whistling Duck, Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher, Boat-tailed Grackle, Common Gallinule, Common Yellowthroat, Eastern…... Read more

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The Sun Finally Came out at the Circle B Bar Reserve

October 30, 2011 - Some Palm Warblers and other small birds were hopping in and out of the vegetation along Heron Hideout, and I kept hoping some of the wrens and sparrows would make an appearance out in the open.... But only the Palm Warblers obliged me...... Bird Species List (33 total): American Coot,…... Read more

I Love This Time of Year at Circle B!

October 24, 2011 - The little Palm Warblers were all over the place this morning.... He looked too yellow to be a Palm Warbler, and as I got my camera focused on him, I realized I was looking at a female Baltimore Oriole, the first one I've seen at Circle B.... Bird Species List…... Read more

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Welcome Back, Palm Warblers

October 18, 2011 - The Palm Warblers have been back for several weeks now, but between rainy weather and work, this weekend was my first opportunity to take a decent photograph of one.... Read more

Foggy but Interesting Morning at the Circle B Bar Reserve

March 27, 2011 - I almost didn't recognize this Palm Warbler in his fresh bright colors.  Their yellow patches are so bright and yellow in the springtime!... Palm Warbler It was around 9:30 and still the fog had not lifted.  That's pretty unusual.  Finally we started to get a few glimmers of sun rays…... Read more

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

February 13, 2011 - I noticed that the Palm Warblers' colors are brighter, with more pronounced yellow and brown.... Palm Warbler Yellow-Rumped Warbler In a dead tree (no leaves to hide birds!), I came across a little green bird.... Yellowthroat, Common Grackle, Common Moorhen, Double-crested Cormorant, Eastern Meadowlark, Eastern Phoebe, Fish Crow, Glossy Ibis,…... Read more

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January 5, 2011 - The little Palm Warblers are abundant hoppers on the sidewalks these days.  They aren't too afraid of people, either.  I knelt down to get a nice background, and then got this full-frame shot.... Palm Warbler... Read more

Warblers

December 1, 2010 - Mum-mum has been wondering what the differences are between Palm Warblers and Yellow-Rumped Warblers.... Yellow-Rumped Warbler (left) and Palm Warbler (right)... Read more

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Skies Filled with Birds at the Circle B Bar Reserve

November 28, 2010 - I was pretty excited when I saw this tack-sharp flight shot: Wood Stork Palm Warblers and Savannah Sparrows love to hop around in the bushes at the edge of the Marsh Rabbit Run and Wading Bird Way trails.... Palm Warbler Two river otters surfaced in the canal halfway up Marsh…... Read more

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Windy Morning at the Circle B Bar Reserve

November 7, 2010 - Black-Bellied Whistling Ducks (Adults) Black-Bellied Whistling Ducks (Juveniles) There were little birds in the trees, like Palm Warblers and Blue-Gray Gnatcatchers.... Sandpipers There are always Palm Warblers that like to hop in the bushes along Wading Bird Way.... Palm Warblers We hiked the Alligator Alley trail, but didn't expect to…... Read more

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Lots of Birds at the Circle B Bar Reserve

October 24, 2010 - Savannah Sparrows The Palm Warblers popped up in almost every bush, eating the aphids and other little bugs.... This was my best picture: Palm Warbler It was fun to see and hear the Eastern Meadowlarks along the Eagle Roost trail.... Glossy Ibis Species list: Anhinga, American Coot, Bald Eagle, Belted…... Read more

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Enjoying the Little Birds

October 22, 2010 - It's such fun to take walks in the evenings now, with the trees full of little Palm Warblers hopping around in the twilight.... Palm Warbler... Read more

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The Coots have Returned to the Circle B Bar Reserve

October 17, 2010 - Wood Storks Palm Warbler We turned our attention the warblers that were hopping up and down the vegetation along Heron Hideout.... It was just a few weeks ago that I got all excited for seeing my first-of-season Palm Warblers, Gray Catbirds, and Eastern Phoebes!... The Palm Warblers love the low,…... Read more

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Fill Flash in the Outdoors

October 13, 2010 - Palm Warbler (no flash) Palm Warbler (flash) Flash can also illuminate a bird high in a tree: Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher (no flash) Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher (flash)... Read more

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Lots of Little Birds at the Circle B Bar Reserve

October 10, 2010 - Today I nonchalantly dismissed one as "just another Palm Warbler." How quickly do the birding times change!!... Palm Warbler This morning's hike took us up Heron Hideout and out Marsh Rabbit Run.... The sun obligingly illuminated this guy for me: Savannah Sparrow With so many Palm Warblers around, it is…... Read more

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Palm Warbler by the Pond

October 4, 2010 - We saw several Palm Warblers, a Yellow-throated Warbler, at least five Killdeer, a Loggerhead Shrike, a Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher, and we heard an Eastern Phoebe and a Belted Kingfisher.... I really liked the bokeh in this shot of the Palm Warbler by the pond.... Palm Warbler... Read more

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A Perfect Morning at the Circle B Bar Reserve

October 3, 2010 - Tricolored Heron The Palm Warblers are definitely back in full force!... Palm Warbler I've been seeing Wood Ducks in flight over Heron Hideout for the past few weeks.... Marsh Rabbit Run Species list: Anhinga, Bald Eagle, Belted Kingfisher, Black-Bellied Whistling Duck, Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher, Blue-Winged Teal, Cardinal, Carolina Wren, Caspian Tern,…... Read more

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Welcome back, Mr. Warbles!

September 26, 2010 - The Palm Warblers come back to Florida in September, but we don't seem to see them in the oak trees around our house until October 1.... Well, Goldy is happy to announce that we saw our first Palm Warbler tonight!... Why, he's the one that visits Goldy at her window,…... Read more

Limpkins feasting on apple snails

February 7, 2010 - Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher This palm warbler posed in one of the trees on Marsh Rabbit Run.  It's too bad my camera can't capture his tail bob.... Palm Warbler There were several roseate spoonbills at Circle B today.  We see so many neat birds here, that I forget that some of these…... Read more