You Just Might See....

March: Wax on...wax off

 Cedar Waxwings at Bonner Park!
 
photo - Joanna Clayton

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posted Apr 4, 2018, 6:27 PM by Pat Verdino   [ updated Apr 4, 2018, 6:30 PM ]

March: Wax on...wax off

 Cedar Waxwings at Bonner Park!
 
photo - Joanna Clayton

April: They're here........

posted Apr 4, 2018, 6:25 PM by Pat Verdino   [ updated Apr 4, 2018, 6:31 PM ]

 Hooded Warbler  
Hooded Warbler - Clayton
photo - J. Clayton

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

posted Mar 19, 2018, 6:15 AM by Pat Verdino   [ updated Mar 26, 2018, 6:12 PM by Pat Verdino ]

 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

March: I'm bein' followed by a ......

posted Mar 11, 2018, 2:19 PM by Pat Verdino   [ updated Mar 19, 2018, 5:43 AM ]

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

January: Greater Than > Lesser Than <

posted Jan 21, 2018, 2:20 PM by Pat Verdino   [ updated Mar 19, 2018, 6:16 AM ]

January : Put on your red shoes and dance the blues....

posted Jan 15, 2018, 5:18 AM by Pat Verdino

 Red-breasted Merganser  
Redhead   
Redhead, Canvasback & Blue-winged Teal

 Photos - Sue Tavaglione  

November - Watch the Water!

posted Nov 18, 2017, 10:25 AM by Pat Verdino   [ updated Nov 18, 2017, 10:30 AM ]

Time to start watching for ducks.
November possibles include:

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

October - American Kestrel

posted Nov 18, 2017, 10:15 AM by Pat Verdino

The local population of Florida-based subspecies is complimented from fall through early spring by wintering birds. - Ron Smith, The Birds of Pinellas County  
American Kestrel - Sue Tavaglione

October - Wood Thrush

posted Oct 22, 2017, 1:10 PM by Pat Verdino   [ updated Oct 22, 2017, 1:10 PM ]

A really fat thrush with a short tail and big head...From the front, large black spots on white background are much bolder than other thrushes - Crosley, Eastern Birds


 
Wood Thrush - Sue Tavaglione

October - Bay-breasted Warbler

posted Oct 22, 2017, 12:58 PM by Pat Verdino   [ updated Oct 22, 2017, 12:59 PM ]

Most years a Bay-breasted or two  is reported somewhere in Pinellas during the last third of October  - Ron Smith, The Birds of Pinellas County

Prefers spruce on migration, but found elsewhere...All plumages have large wing bars. - Crosley, Eastern Birds
Bay Breasted Warbler - Sue Tavaglione 

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