You Just Might See....

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


April - S Tav - Hooded

Hooded Warbler

April - S Tav - Indigo Bunting

Indigo Bunting

(yep - with the invasive lantana......)

April - S Tav - Ovenbird


April - S Tav -  Ovenbird 2


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 - 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<

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

Photos - Sue Tavaglione

November: Mind the water!