Tag Archives: cardinal

High up in the trees.

High up in the trees, I found a red shoulder hawk and a northern parula. There were also lots of woodpeckers in the trees, a pileated and two downys. Someone had left some seed on the boardwalk. The cardinal was … Continue reading

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My favorite little birds

Northern parula. Titmouse are fun. Including the juvenile one in the bottom 2 pictures. Screaming for Mom to bring food. This year I’ve seen a lot of chickadees around. They’ve been very accommodating. I thought there was going to be … Continue reading

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Blue Grosbeaks and a few other birds

Blue grosbeaks were all over Fort Desoto during spring migration back in late April.  The all blue ones are males and the blue and brown one is a juvenile male that will eventually be all blue. Hanging out on the … Continue reading

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Two parks in one morning.

I headed out to Chesnut Park first and saw the usual critters above before heading to Philippe Park nearby. While waiting for the baby owl to wake up I walked up the small hill that sits on the water. The … Continue reading

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Chesnut Park in late February.

Sleepy barred owl high up in a tree. A few usuals – black and white warbler, grackle and a cardinal. A pileated woodpecker taken right into the sun. A great blue heron flying close over my head. I saw this … Continue reading

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My favorite little birds.

My favorite little titmouse coming to check me out. My next favorite blue-gray gnatcatchers. They would be my favorite but they are so annoying the way they don’t sit still for a second. Other usual birds at the park: white … Continue reading

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The Usual Suspects.

  The usual suspects along the trail: pied grebe, sparrow, palm warbler, cardinal, snowy egret and a hawk that looks half asleep. This very handsome common yellowthroat was posing nicely for me. An osprey bringing home padding for the nest. … Continue reading

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Chesnut Park in September

The little titmouse are so cute. They are very curious. The titmouse was watching the yellow throated warbler going by. A very young red bellied woodpecker. He hasn’t got his red feathers on his head yet. A lady cardinal with … Continue reading

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A Saturday morning walk at Chesnut Park

A dragonfly blending in. Cardinals on the boardwalk. Dirty faced squirrel. Pretty in the pond. Hanging on. I was having a conversation with this limpkin on the dock. He stayed and listened for a while until someone walked up with … Continue reading

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Some new things at the Botanical Gardens

I think these are both a 5 stripe skink. This is the first time I’ve been able to get a shot of one. The top one is a juvenile and the bottom is an adult male. Tiny critters in the … Continue reading

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