At Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
A male Painted Bunting
Painted Bunting (male)
Posing for the camera.
A Painted Bunting
Posing for the camera
Male Painted Bunting
Not as close but I liked the background movement..
At J. N. "Ding" Darling NWR, Sanibel
Like other warblers, he bounced around twig to twig pausing for little more than a couple of seconds each time.
A Prairie Warbler
Caught in a momentary pause.
The elusive Mangrove Cuckoo
As private as this bird is, when spotted, it often stays in one spot for several minutes. Photographed at "Ding" Darling NWR.
The Mangrove Cuckoo
An elusive/private bird that is sometimes thought of as "the holy grail" of birdwatching.
On high alert
The males has bright plumage to attract females.
She stayed right in that spot for 10 plus minutes. Makes you want to see in that hole. :)
Poking his head out of the nest.
at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
A Northern Cardinal
A beautiful lady.
A male House Finch feeding in the New Mexico high desert
White Winged Dove
A White Winged Dove feeding in the New Mexico high desert
This bird's lower beak is actually longer than his upper. He skims the surface to scoop up small minnows.
Watch where they land/perch. It is routinely facing the wind.
Red Bellied Woodpecker
This young Red-bellied Woodpecker was "caught in the act"
A Scarlet Tanager (male) during spring migration. Photographed at J. N. "Ding" Darling NWR, Sanibel, FL
This male, Blue Grosbeak was photographed along Wildlife Drive in Ding Darjing NWR during spring migration.
The male Summer Tanager is the only completely red bird in North America. This one was seen at J. N. "Ding" Darling NWR during spring migration.
This Ruby-throated Hummingbird enjoyed feeding on a Firebush in Cape Coral, FL