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 […]
Recently a friend who owns a lodge near R.B. Winter State Park in Central PA, invited me to lead a bird walk and do a photo presentation at her beautiful place in Sugar Valley. Nineteen people showed up for the walk, and a few more for the brunch and presentation. Spring has been slow to […]
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 […]
This was the morning we’ve all been waiting for in Central Pennsylvania. Migration has mostly bypassed us several times due to storms and other factors. It’s actually getting towards the end of the normal period where one would expect waves of warblers coming through; but when I drove up our dirt road, windows down, the […]