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A little bit of April in my life...

A few more April sightings,  courtesy of Joanna Clayton.

 
Swainson's Thrush - Clayton
 
Yellow-billed Cuckoo - Clayton
Solitary Sandpiper - Clayton
 
Prothonotary Warbler - Clayton




April, come she will....

With the understanding that you might see just about anything at FDS in April, we've decided to post a whole catalogue of April sightings. We hope you are fortunate enough to see these birds...and more!
 
April - S Tav - Black Throated Blue

Black-throated Blue Warbler
 
April - S Tav - Cape May
Cape May Warbler
 
April - S Tav - Dickcissel
Dickcissel
 
April - S Tav - Hooded
Hooded Warbler
 
April - S Tav - Indigo Bunting
Indigo Bunting
(yep - with the invasive lantana......)
 
 April - S Tav - Ovenbird
Ovenbird
 April - S Tav -  Ovenbird 2
Ovenbird
 
April - S Tav - Rose breasted Grosbeak 1
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
(munching mulberries)
 
April - S Tav - Rose Breasted Grosbeak 2
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
 
April - S Tav -  Ruby Throated Hummingbird 1
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
(note the pollen on its little face!)
 
April - S Tav - Ruby Throated Hummingbird 2
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
 
April - S Tav - Scarlet Tananger
Scarlet Tanager
 
April - S Tav - Summer Tanager
Summer Tanager

As always, sincere thanks to Sue Tavaglione for her support of this feature.



April:They're here.....
 Hooded Warbler  
Hooded Warbler - Clayton
photo - J. Clayton



March: I'm being followed by a .....
Barn Swallow, Barn Swallow, Barn Swallow

Fort De Soto this week: East Beach picnic  - great viewing most of the day , flying low over the grassy area just off the beach - and East beach turnaround
Barn Swallow - Sue Tavaglione
Photo - Joanna Clayton


March:  The flycatcher, the cherry tree, the chestnut coal fire sea...*
 Great Crested Flycatcher

Listen for their distinctive call (you can hear it here) - a colourful bird, always worth tracking down!
 
Great Crested Flycatcher - Joanna Clayton

photo - Joanna Clayton
*Those were the days and I thank the stars above
 The flycatcher, the cherry tree, the chestnut coal fire sea - Roy Harper, The Flycatcher


January: Greater than> Lesser than<
 Great Black-backed Gull  
 Lesser Black-backed Gull  



January: Put on your red shoes and dance the blues...
 Red-breasted Merganser  
Redhead   
Redhead, Canvasback & Blue-winged Teal

 Photos - Sue Tavaglione  


November: Mind the water!


 
November - Ruddy Duck
Redhead  
November - Redhead
Hooded Merganser  
November - Hooded Merganser



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