Fun morning of photographing tiny colorful migrant warblers flitting high in the treetops
A stop at the Sanibel Lighthouse yielded a handful of migrant songbirds – Yellow Warbler, Prothonotary Warbler, and Painted Bunting
A wonderful morning photographing neotropical migrants at Fort De Soto’s mulberry trees. Grobeaks and orioles and warblers and buntings!
A cold breezy morning was still good for photography at Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive – Drake Canvasback, Yellow Warbler, and American Bittern
A morning of bird photography at Lake Apopka Wildife Drive where the Crazy U was busy with warblers. Yellow Warblers, Northern Waterthrush
A Labor Day photo outing at Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive yielded fall migrants: Yellow Warblers, Prairie Warblers, and the entertaining Belted Kingfisher
A cold front blew in migrant birds to Fort De Soto yesterday – lots of Bay-breasted Warblers, Indigo Buntings, tanagers, grosbeaks, and more!
You know that the hot summer is coming to a close at the Circle B Bar Reserve when you start seeing the first Pied-Billed Grebes on the Wading Bird Way trail. Although grebes are year-round residents in Polk, I don’t seem to see them until the very end of summer. The same goes for the […]
How are kitten care and warbler photography alike? Neither subject will stay still! This morning I enjoyed an off-Friday sunrise at the Circle B Bar Reserve. I saw my first warblers of the season! Two Yellow Warblers and one Prairie Warbler spent a pleasant 15 minutes posing for me in the top of a tree […]
Things are certainly picking up at the Circle B Bar Reserve. Besides seeing the first American Coots of the season, this morning we saw a juvenile Bald Eagle doing some nice close fly-bys, three Roseate Spoonbills, and plenty of Gray Catbirds and Eastern Phoebes. Last night when we left at sunset, we said good night […]
Sunrise at the Circle B Bar Reserve is magical. Maybe because two mornings are never alike. This morning, we were hiking on Heron Hideout when suddenly about twenty Black-Bellied Whistling Ducks took to the air around us. Calling back and forth to each other with their sweet distinctive whistle, the birds flew round and round […]
I felt like playing with Photoshop today, so I made another warbler and migrant bird collage. These little birds are usually high in the oak canopies, and it’s hard to get great pictures of them. They also hop around really fast. You come home with a stiff neck and then squint at your pictures, asking […]