Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Oh Sweet Canada!

Wednesday, May 7, 2008
I had a great day today leading the High Country Birding Trip at The New River Birding Festival in Fayette County, West Virginia.

Another big day tomorrow, so just enough time and energy left to share three images.

This was a very cooperative Canada warbler that sang and fed and preened for us along Glade Creek Road. It was my best Canada warbler watching ever. You should have been here.

Showing the black necklace just like in the field guide.

Singing: Chip-chupety, wee-ditchety.

And back into the rhododendron thicket he goes. Sad to see something so beautiful fly away.


On May 7, 2008 at 10:55 PM janet said...

Ooh! Pretty!

On May 8, 2008 at 6:26 AM Jayne said...

What a beauty he is!

On May 8, 2008 at 10:16 AM dguzman said...

I love Canada warblers--that necklace is so distinctive. Even a beginner like me can remember that one.

On May 8, 2008 at 10:26 AM Eva said...

What great shots! I wish I was in West Virginia.

On May 8, 2008 at 3:15 PM Julie Zickefoose said...
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On May 9, 2008 at 10:19 AM Rondeau Ric said...

Wello, if we couldn't be there at least Canada had a representitive

On May 10, 2008 at 6:21 PM Mel said...

That last picture is a dream!!