Magnolia Warbler Looking for Bugs

May 27, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
I know I got in a little late on the warbler action this year and pretty much only saw a few varieties. The magnolia warbler was probably the most abundant warbler during the times I went. I'm not complaining as they are so very beautiful with their colors and markings. I liked this scene as the warbler was in the pounce position looking for a the...
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Singing Gray Catbird

May 26, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
I could listen to these Gray Catbirds sing all day long...such beautiful songs! This was taken May 19th at Ewing Park in McLean County.
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Posing Scarlet Tanager

May 24, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
I was in awe of this posing scarlet tanager in beautiful evening light last Wednesday. Despite having vibrant colors, he blended in nicely with the sunlit leaves. I believe this is a non-breeding male and he posed nicely for a quick photo.
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Red-eyed Vireo Among the Honeysuckle

May 23, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
I was happy to just enough light on the eye of this pretty vireo to see the red. Such a sweet little bird surrounded by the sweet smells of the honeysuckle blooms.
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Indigo Bunting Looking Vibrant

May 22, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
The indigo bunting is one beautiful little bird. Thankfully a friend of mine and his son are getting into birding and I ran into him while at the park today and mentioned that I haven't seen many indigo buntings this year. This young man, new to birding, says, "follow me, I have seen them over here". Sure enough we see a couple of pairs of indigo b...
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