Friday, June 07, 2013

A Few Warblers

A few warblers have presented themselves for my camera in recent days. Here is a sampling - most are familiar, but never let it be said of the warblers that familiarity breeds ennui. They are exciting to a bird ...

The male Blackburnian Warbler defines warbler-neck while his mate is seldom seen. But this female was working the bushes along a woodland lane in Somerset ...

Blackburnian Warbler - female
Blackburnian Warbler - female
 Chestnut-sided Warblers were actively engaged in pair forming last week, with jealously and coyness present in the males and females respectively ...

Chestnut-sided Warbler - male
Chestnut-sided Warbler - female
Two familiar, common, but always entertaining warblers. First, the Black-masked Rogue, officially (though boringly) known as the Common Yellowthroat ...

Common Yellowthroat - male
... and the Yellow Warbler.

Yellow Warbler - Male
Good Birding!

1 comment:

Frank said...

Chris, I never tire of viewing your colourful warblers .. far more pleasing to the eye than our LBJ's.

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