Sitting in the car with all the windows and sunroof open, I leaned back with my eyes closed to revel in the cascade of voices around me. Wood Warblers were singing, off in the distance a Black-billed Cuckoo called, the Wood Thrushes led the flute section of the woodland orchestra, a Scarlet Tanager chatted hoarsely, a Least Flycatcher provided explosive commentary. I had just opened my eyes, considering a side jaunt over to check on the Ceruleans, when a friendly Chestnut-sided Warbler popped up close to the car to meet me.
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13 responses to “Bird Photography Weekly”
…wow! How lucky is that? Enjoyed your narration, and what a beautiful photo!
Was the Chestnut-sided “pleezed, pleezed, pleezed to meetcha?”
Very nice photo and I love your commentary!
Awesome photo, Bev.
Don’t you just love surprises like this? A beautiful moment indeed.
What a delight to listen to the different calls AND get a great shot! Lucky you.
Aargh, lucky shot! I mean, who has warblers just coming right up to them?! And you had your camera ready!? Unbelievable! Grr. 😉
Lovely story! It’s as if we were there with you enjoying the music of nature and even being rewarded with a friendly pose from a Chestnut-sided! Wow!
Quite a handsome little chap, isn’t he? Great shot for BPW, Bev!
Hey! That is a beautiful picture of the Warbler!
Beautiful capture of the Chestnut-sided Warbler Bev! What a delight to open your eyes to. Don’t you love just listening to the chorus with your eyes closed? Truly a concert for the heart.
Lovely photo, Bev.
It is great to hear bird concertos like this. Although I do wish they could turn the volume down for the 4 a.m. dawn chorus just a teeny bit.
Great photo of the chestnut sided…
I cant seem to capture any warbler with a camera…still trying.