Tag: Pine Warbler

Pine Warbler

Pine warblers are in the St. Augustine area year-round, but in the winter the numbers swell with the migrants from the north. Pine warblers are aptly named since they spend most of their time in the tops of pine trees eating insects and seeds.… Continue Reading “Pine Warbler”

New Camera and Lens

I recently got a mirrorless Canon R5 and yesterday got my 100-500 lens to go with it. Today, I tried them out and I am excited about the possibilities. I am happy with my images today and love the lighter camera and lens. There… Continue Reading “New Camera and Lens”

Bluebirds, etc.

We regularly have bluebirds, but we have had more of them recently. We have also had more brown-headed nuthatches than usual. I regularly bird on our street and I am seeing more variety and numbers of birds than recently. The seasons are changing and… Continue Reading “Bluebirds, etc.”

Another Blue Jay Release

The Ark received another blue jay yesterday and it came to me for release. It appeared to be tame and the homeowner who found it was concerned that one of the several cats in the area would get it. Fortunately, we do not have… Continue Reading “Another Blue Jay Release”

Baby Birds 0513

Yesterday, I had to leave the house while it was still dark, so I left the birds in Regis’ care. I was scheduled to count roseate spoonbills at the Alligator Farm. When I went to my car, I found a baby mockingbird stuck between… Continue Reading “Baby Birds 0513”

A Duck and a Horse

January 6, 2019 When we were scouting for the Matanzas Christmas Bird Count, we stopped to talk to a property owner to request permission to bird on his property.  He was very nice and gave us permission.  We chatted for a bit and the… Continue Reading “A Duck and a Horse”