Tag Archives: blue gray gnatcather

Beauties and some beasts.

I saw this little froggie hopping around near the boardwalk. I rarely see them at all in the parks much less see them hop.  They usually hide pretty well. Then I realized it was because this guy was heading towards … Continue reading

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Tiny flying things at Lettuce Lake Park

Prothonotary warblers nest at this park so you can usually find a few around the boardwalk. Creepy wasp nest. Butterflies and a dragonfly along the boardwalk. A very  young bird. I think this is a blue gray gnatcatcher. I’ve heard … Continue reading

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A late February walk at Circle B Bar Reserve

Great blue herons were all over the park. Including several sitting on nests. A green heron was stalking something. A sparrow hiding in the bushes. The only black bellied whistling ducks I saw. The park use to be full of … Continue reading

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Lots of little birds and a few big ones

Black and white warblers are hard to get. They stay close to the trunk in the shade. Downy woodpeckers usually let you get pretty close. Yellow throated warblers always stay up high. This one was hiding under a palm leaf. … Continue reading

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Windy sunny day right before Christmas

It was raining “blue-gray gnatcatchers” at the park. Some of the bigger birds  braving the wind. The great blue heron in the last picture was sitting on the nest. This lady should be a pig, not an anhinga. She gulped … Continue reading

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Chesnut Park birds in November.

This guy has been hanging around this branch for a while now. Hoping for great blue herons this winter. Last year he built a nest but no luck with babies. The usual Carolina wren. Showing off. What a cutie! The … Continue reading

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Fun things at Circle B Bar Reserve

Fly on a sign. Notice the hair on his bottom. Berries waiting to be eaten. This blue-gray gnatcatcher was posing for me. They don’t have any bright colors but their personality makes up for it. The number of limpkins at … Continue reading

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Largo Nature Preserve

The usual friendly gnatcatcher. Some type of warbler?  Looks like a palm warbler but they don’t have the white tips on their wings. Osprey right over the boardwalk. Female anhinga right over the boardwalk. Weird spiky plant. This guy was … Continue reading

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Looking for migrants

I started the morning out at Sawgrass Lake park. I had heard there were different warblers moving through there on their way south for the winter. When I got to the parking lot, there were already several other birders there … Continue reading

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