Tag Archives: white eyed vireo

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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Going home with “warbler neck”

Summer tanagers were posing for the crowd. Black and white warbler with a bug. Redstart hiding in the shadows. Blue gray gnatcatchers eating bugs. A rare yellow billed cuckoo was the star of the day. I had seen one once … Continue reading

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Up close and personal

A white eyed vireo. A juvenile night heron, born in early spring.  He looks grumpy. Probably cause he’s trying to sleep and it’s sunny outside and the parrots are noisy. His parent looks even grumpier. A female anhinga looking over … Continue reading

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Fun at Fort Desoto in April

Black and white warblers don’t sit still for a minute. They like to hang upside down on the tree and usually stay close to the trunk. The one Ruby throated hummingbird I’ve seen so far this spring. I think this … Continue reading

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Yellow birds at Fort Desoto

All above are white eyed vireos. Fairly common during migration. All of these are of a hooded warbler. The park was filled with these bright yellow birds with black hoods. They were not shy and would not freak out and … Continue reading

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Little birds being watched by big birds.

My first blue headed vireo.  From a distance I thought it was a northern parula and wasn’t going to take the picture. I was thinking it was too far away and dark which it was but was glad I took … Continue reading

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On the boardwalk at Lettuce Lake Park.

The first thing I saw when I got to the boardwalk was a swallow-tail kite flying by. I heard they were nesting across the lake. I would need a canoe to even get remotely close. A great blue heron flyby. … Continue reading

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Quiet December walk at Circle B Bar Reserve.

Female kingfisher posing in front of the yellow flowers. A male was at the other end of the park sitting in the rain. This was the first time in 5 years I’ve been caught in the rain there. Luckily I … Continue reading

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Little birds at Chesnut Park

White eyed vireo hiding deep in the bushes. I was told by another birder at the park that this is a female common yellowthroat. Same bird as above. She was hiding in the reeds. Or, could it be a 1st … Continue reading

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Lots of birds but nothing new.

A “yellow” bird. I think this is a white eyed vireo even though you can’t really see the white from this angle.  Thanks to Ken for IDing this as a bay breasted warbler. Matches my Stokes guide. Possible palm warbler. … Continue reading

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