A couple weeks ago I spent a lovely weekend at a cabin at Gold Head Branch State Park in Keystone Heights, FL. It was the perfect weekend- in the 60s during the day, 30s at night, and sunny. My favorite part about staying in a cabin or camping is waking up at dawn when the birds are just starting to sing and going for a walk. Absolute peace, quiet, and beauty. Do you see the silhouette of the deer in the foggy distance?
It's warbler time... look at the tops of the trees! Northern Parula Yellow-throated Warbler Black and White Warbler Blue Gray Gnatcatcher
I haven't been out too much lately, either "life" or weather has been getting in the way venturing of outside. I've only had a few little walks outside, but luckily I always find something cool even on those little walks. Here are a few photos from the last week. Brown-headed Nuthatch. I love them! Blue-gray Gnatcatcher. One of the few birds I've seen often around my new neighborhood. The whole family was in the tree chattering the day I took this, but only this fledgling would come down to the low branches near me. Red-shouldered Hawk chilling out in the...
Here are a couple of Blue-gray Gnatcatchers I spotted at my parents yesterday after the rain storm.