Scarlet Tanager

Year in Review: 2014

December 30, 2014 - Scarlet Tanager Eating a Mosquito In June "real life" started to invade the photography bubble.... Read more

Scarlet Tanager

Photographing Scarlet Tanagers Eating Insects

May 1, 2014 - I had such a great weekend at Fort De Soto with the migrant birds not too long ago, and one of the best parts was photographing the Scarlet Tanagers.... Here the Scarlet Tanager spots a mosquito flying by him.... Read more

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.... 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