Worm-eating Warbler

Worm-eating Warbler

The Worm-eating Warbler is a drab often over-looked warbler of steep hillsides and ravines near my home in central Pennsylvania. Except for its boldly striped head and eye, and its dry-sounding insect-like trill, the Worm-eating Warbler is very difficult to spot. One day in May, I was extremely lucky to have close views of this […]

Yellow Warbler

Yellow Warbler

The Yellow Warbler is found across the entire United States singing the “Sweet, sweet, sweet; I’m so sweet!” song from the tops of shrubs and small trees. The male is a buttery-yellow color with rufous streaking on the breast. The female and immatures are a duller yellow without streaking. They are easily seen from the […]

Warbler Neck!

Black-throated Blue Warbler

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 […]