The bird migration is on! Birds have started to be on the move to their breeding grounds and luckily I’ve been able to find a few of them…
This is the Prothonotary Warbler. This male is a beautiful bright yellow with blue-gray wings and tail.
I heard him singing first, then I began to look around to find out just what bird it was. This one was checking out the dead tree behind him possibly for a nest. As he was checking it out a pair of Carolina Chickadees were letting him know that they were also interested in that real estate!
I went back a few days later and no one has claimed the prime location, maybe next time someone would have moved in and called it home…
I noticed this Eastern Kingbird by its “dazee, dzeet” calls. I found them in two different wildlife refuges recently, they all seem to come back at the same time… they do migrate in flocks, so that might explain it.
This beautiful Palm Warbler is just passing through, so I feel very lucky to have seen it!
They will breed up in Canada and winter in Florida.
Remember to stay healthy and stay safe!