Where do all the warblers go in winter? On a recent trip to Costa Rica, my husband and I were excited to see many of our eastern North American warblers thriving in their “other” home down south! Indeed, they spend more months in Central America than in our neck of the woods where they come to […]
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!
In my last post, I shared pictures of Those Beautiful Blue-headed Vireos which we have breeding on our hill. Here’s a vireo that we don’t get to see too often in Central PA, although I’ve heard them twice in migration this year. While visiting Cape May for a few days last week, I was excited to […]
Birders Flock to Presque Isle Bird watchers are now flocking to Presque Isle for the peak of the spring migration. The location of the park along the North Atlantic flyway, attracts a huge number of birds heading north to their breeding grounds. And the warblers, purple martins and other birds are a magnet for birders. […]
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 […]