A spring migration tease in late March.


My first sighting of the morning was a black and white warbler.


Then a hooded warbler.


Then a yellow rumpled warbler. These have been around most of the winter.


A barn swallow sitting still. I’ve never seen one sitting still before.


Another hooded warbler landing right beside me on the ground.


Another black and white warbler later in the morning.


These birds are so funny they way they hang upside down most of the time.


I only saw one yellow throat warbler that morning.


Another hooded warbler?  The trees were dripping with them and they were not being shy.


One last parting hooded shot before heading home.

I think this day was “Hooded Warbler Day” at Fort Desoto. They were everywhere at the park in late March. There wasn’t much of a variety though. Just tons of the above. I had heard there was a worm eating warbler there as well but I could not find him. It would have been a first for me. I’m hoping this was just the beginning of spring migration and it doesn’t fizzle out. If the winds are favorable for the birds through April, they will just keep flying right past us without stopping for a snack.

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13 Responses to A spring migration tease in late March.

  1. Margaret says:

    HI Dina ALl thee little birds are wonderful shots but I particularly love the Hooded Warbler

  2. SRQ says:

    Beautiful captures. Those hooded warblers are wonderful.

  3. Jim says:

    Superb shots.

  4. Hannah says:

    You are blessed to have so many cute bird visitors. Thanks for sharing, I don’t think any of them come my way. The Hooded Warbler in particular is so vibrant and cute.

  5. fun60 says:

    That hooded warbler is such a beautiful bird.

  6. Hootin' Anni says:

    I shared some bird photos this week also!!
    LOVED your warbler shots. One of my favorites is the hooded!!!

  7. molly says:

    The Hooded Warbler is such a handsome bird


  8. All of your pictures are sharp you have done a wonderful job of photographing these little birds. 🙂

  9. Phil Lanoue says:

    What an amazing variety! Well done!

  10. Eileen says:

    Love the pretty warblers, great shots!

  11. TexWisGirl says:

    they’re just marvelous!

  12. Dave says:

    What a morning you had.

  13. Shey says:

    Wow, this is so exciting! Nicely captured like they were posing for you.

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