Swamp Sparrow

Yellow Friday

December 7, 2019 - I didn't see her on that particular day, but as I watched for her, I spotted this Swamp Sparrow.... Read more

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Spring is in the Air

February 25, 2018 - ...Both springtime and Red-Winged Blackbirds are in the air at the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive! Nesting is underway as birds molt into their breeding plumage Read more

Signs of Spring at the Viera Wetlands

April 22, 2012 - As I stood and watched the Anhingas, I noticed a Swamp Sparrow hop into the reeds in front of me.  It was one of those situations when you would never spot the bird unless you saw him fly in.  He poked around in the reeds for a while, eating bits…... Read more

A Great Morning to be Outside at the Circle B Bar Reserve

November 12, 2011 - The Alligator Flag plants on Heron Hideout have grown very tall and thick, and the little birds love to hop out on the reeds to pull seeds from the purple pods.  I love to stand on Heron Hideout at sunrise, when the golden light is just perfect.  Today I saw…... Read more

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

February 13, 2011 - I did see this Swamp Sparrow hop up on a branch and and look right at me.... Swamp Sparrow Towards the Wading Bird Way end of the trail, I started seeing Ospreys fishing.... Yellowthroat, Common Grackle, Common Moorhen, Double-crested Cormorant, Eastern Meadowlark, Eastern Phoebe, Fish Crow, Glossy Ibis, Gray Catbird,…... Read more

My First Orange-Crowned Warbler at the Circle B Bar Reserve

January 30, 2011 - This Swamp Sparrow said goodbye as we left, posing on a nice open branch with good bokeh.... "See you next weekend!" Swamp Sparrow Species List: American Bittern, American Coot, American Goldfinch , American Robin, American White Pelican, American Wigeon, Anhinga, Bald Eagle (heard), Barred Owl (heard), Belted Kingfisher, Black-and-White Warbler,…... Read more

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Frosty Morning at the Circle B Bar Reserve

December 29, 2010 - Blue-Winged Teal The morning was quite pretty after the fog cleared up.  I took some bracketed exposures for HDR at one of my favorite locations, standing on the Heron Hideout trail looking out towards Wading Bird Way.  I did some panoramas there last week, showing all the birds roosting there…... Read more