The Little Nuthatch — vermilion flycatcher

Orlando Wetlands.

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I had been anxious to get out to the Orlando Wetlands since it reopened on February 1st (as it closes during the Winter), and I finally made it out there a couple weeks ago. It is always exciting to see what birds have arrived while it's closed. My first stop was to the cypress in the back to see the Vermilion Flycatcher, an adorable little red bird. It didn't come close, so it was a tiny speck on a distant tree...   The sun was going down as I walked back towards the front. Most the action was in the...

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The Vermilion Flycatchers at Orlando Wetlands.

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This Winter the Orlando Wetlands has some special visitors, a couple of Vermilion Flycatchers. I waited for a nice cool day, as the park is very sunny and lacking in shade. But luckily the nice cool day came along and it was beautiful and I spotted both Vermilion Flycatchers right where they said they would be...   1... 2... See them? No? I guess a closer look would be good... Gorgeous birds and a rare sight to see. So glad I got out there!

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