Rose-Breasted Grosbeak

April Showers Bring…May Migrants!

May 7, 2017 - A few Rose-breasted Grosbeaks and a female Summer Tanager made brief appearances....  We'd start walking back to the car, then get distracted by a bird, and stay for "just a few more minutes!"  These Rose-breasted Grosbeaks were my favorite distractions.... Read more

Rose-Breasted Grosbeak

Migrant Birds at Fort De Soto

April 29, 2014 - Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Female) If you're like me, you may have visited Fort De Soto several times and never known where the famous "mulberry trees" are.... Read more

A Rainbow of Color at Fort De Soto

April 29, 2012 - I found that the best spots were actually the oak trees in the picnic area.  I spotted a Yellow-Billed Cuckoo, male and female Rose-Breasted Grosbeak, and my first-ever male Baltimore Orioles and Scarlet Tanagers.... Bird Species Seen (61 total): American Oystercatcher, American Redstart, Bald Eagle, Baltimore Oriole, Black Skimmer, Black…... Read more