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After work walk at Sawgrass Lake Park

Little critters. Swimming critters. A scarlet tanager high up in a tree with a snack and a pair of doves that were flirting. A squirrel eating a branch. Stopped by Sawgrass Lake park after work in late May for a … Continue reading

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Just passing through

Yellow bellied sapsucker. Lots of indigo buntings including the juvenile in the last picture. He hasn’t got all of his blue feathers in yet. The scarlet tanager has black wings. The summer tanager is the only all red bird in … Continue reading

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Almost the end of spring migration – Skywatch Friday

A rose breasted grosbeak chowing on mulberries. My first Tennessee warbler. Bay breasted warbler. This one is fairly rare around here, even during migration. I can’t remember what this is. Probably just a yellow rumped warbler. American redstart. I can’t … Continue reading

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A rainbow of birds at Fort Desoto

A scarlet tanager looking at me. Maybe he thinks I’m after his berry. A summer tanager with a bug hanging out of his beak. Another scarlet tanager with a beak full. A female and male painted bunting. He has mulberry … Continue reading

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Like a kid in a candy store – spring migration.

My first rose breasted grosbeak. Not my first black and white warbler. I have seen a couple in that past but there were quite a few flying around at Fort Desoto. My first scarlet tanager. There was a few there … Continue reading

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