Scarlet Tanager

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.... https://vimeo.com/336254663 All day I was hoping to see my first male tanager – Summer or Scarlet,…... Read more

Preview of Coming Attractions…

April 27, 2012 - I had the most incredible day today!  I went to Fort De Soto to check out the migrants, and I finally got my first Scarlet Tanager male, along with a ton of orioles, grosbeaks, buntings, and a few warblers.  Birders kept telling me that today was a "slow" day in…... Read more