Pictured below are some of species you can find here in Pinellas County. All photos were contributed by local birders and supporters of St. Petersburg Audubon Society. We've sorted our favourite finds by month.

Want even more photos? Check out our page Share the Shot , where local bird/nature photographers share their online catalogs.

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You just might see....

September

Blackburnian Warbler

Golden-winged Warbler

Easter Phoebe

Indigo Bunting

Painted Bunting

Tennessee Warbler

Swainson's Thrush

Veery

Blue-winged Warbler

photos - S. Tavaglione

August

Yellow Warbler

Yellow Warbler

Prairie Warbler

Worm-eating Warbler

Prairie Warbler

Prairie Warbler

Eastern Wood Peewee

Eastern Wood Peewee

Prothonotary Warbler

Blackburnian Warbler

Cerulean Warbler

Cerulean Warbler

Barn Swallow

Barn Swallow

photos - S. Tavaglione

May

White-rumped Sandpiper

Red Knot

Semipalmated Sandpiper

Blackpoll Warbler

April: A little bit of April in my life...

A few more April sightings.

Solitary Sandpiper

Swainson's Thrush

Prothonotary Warbler

Yellow-billed Cuckoo

photos - J. 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!

Black-throated Blue Warbler

Cape May Warbler

Dickcissel

Indigo Bunting

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

Hooded Warbler

Ovenbird

Ovenbird

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

(munching mulberries)

Rose-breasted Grosbeak


Ruby-throated Hummingbird

(note the pollen on its little face!)

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

(note the pollen on its little face!)

Scarlet Tanager

Summer Tanager

photos - S. Tavaglione.


April: They're here!

photo - J. Clayton

March: I'm bein' 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

photo - J. 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!

photo - J. 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 > Less Than <

January - Put on Your Red Shoes and Dance the Blues...

Redhead, Canvasback & Blue-winged Teal

Red Breasted Merganser

Redhead

photos - S. Tavaglione

2017 November - Mind the Water

Redhead

Hooded Merganser

photos- S. Tavaglione

October - Wood Thrush

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

photo - S. Tavaglione
Photos courtesy of Sue Tavaglione and Joanna Clayton and used by permission. Please be respectful of others' work.