During the Acadia Birding Festival, I took a morning off to meander by myself along the shore and the road near our hotel. Some movement caught my eye low in the brushy area beside the road. A female American Redstart was busy stripping the long fibers of a dead branch in the thicket. […]
Early to mid-May is a warbler frenzy, both for the warblers migrating through the area and for the photographer who wants to catch these little jewels on camera. So what do you do when you are at Presque Isle for less than 24 hours, the light is horrible, the leaves are out, and it’s threatening […]
Here are a few more pictures from our trip to Cape May in late September. Again, I included some interesting poses that show feather patterns not normally seen. The previous blog is here: Gorgeous Fall Warblers from Cape May trip–Part I. Enjoy!
It’s putting it mildly to say that identifying fall warblers is difficult, since many of them look very different from their breeding plumage. Add to that the fact that warblers don’t hold still for more than a nanosecond, especially for a photo-op. Then while you’re watching for movement, the leaves are also falling off […]