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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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Hidden behind some trees

Hiding behind trees at a very busy intersection in the Tampa Bay area is Possum Branch Preserve. There’s only a tiny sign on the fence and no real parking. You just pull onto the grass and park along the fence. … Continue reading

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They all look alike

This one looks like a female common yellowthroat. Although, it also looks like a female hooded warbler. The above two looks more like a female hooded warbler. Possible pine warbler. Or these could be a pine warbler. This is an … Continue reading

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The usual suspects at Circle B Bar Reserve

You do not want to have that beak coming at you! Green herons doing the “stretch”. Looking for snacks. The Wilson’s snipe was trying to sleep. The glossy ibis was glowing in the sun. Cute little palm warblers showing off. … Continue reading

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Birds and fish at Bok Tower

I thought this bird was going to be something different but I think it’s a palm warbler in his non-breeding colors. I can’t tell what this warbler is. Unfortunately, I did not get any other pictures of him. I think … Continue reading

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Pretty birds doing everyday things.

A purple gallinule shining through the reeds. A pretty common yellowthroat in the shade. A cute grebe floating around. A little blue heron taking a gulp. A red-eyed vireo being shy. A downy woodpecker high up in a tree. A … Continue reading

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Largo Nature Preserve

Nesting is in full swing for the osprey in the area.  I don’t think they have eggs yet since they both left the nest at the same time for a while. It looks like they were working on getting it … Continue reading

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I should have slept in.

I went looking for a grasshopper sparrow that had been reported at Possum Branch Preserve before heading over to Chesnut Park. This was all I got, trees full of yellow rumped warblers. And pigeons flying overhead. And fruit that is … Continue reading

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I’m going to look for a duck.

“I’m eating over here.” said the spoonbill. I realized as he flew off he was banded. I could not make out the numbers on either picture. Another palm warbler. Yellow rumped warblers are starting to show up. Turtle face. Stretching … Continue reading

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Cool morning at Circle B Bar Reserve

The very common palm warbler. They were falling from the sky. I’ll try not to take too many pictures of them this winter, even though they are the most accommodating birds. Even though you can’t see his legs in this … Continue reading

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