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Yellow Warblers Galore!

Published May 30, 2011
Tags: Parks and Preserves, Yellow Warbler, Cedar Waxwing, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Baltimore Oriole, Gray Catbird, Song Sparrow, Tift Nature Preserve

I was going to take a quick trip to Tift Nature Preserve to see if I could find a few warblers. I intended to be gone only a couple of hours, but time sure gets away from me when I'm birding! Especially when I'm surrounded by many, many Yellow Warblers. What a treat! I also saw a couple of Tennessee Warblers, and I'm not sure, but maybe a Magnolia or a Canada Warbler. I can't tell from my photos (too poor to post) whether there are any wing bars or a rust colored cheek.

I was very surprised to get some nice views of a small flock of Cedar Waxwings too. I haven't seen these guys in quite a long time - outside of a very brief stop-over last fall.

I have an unidentified bird in a couple of the photos; I suspect it's a Blue-gray Gnatcatcher.

What a great birding morning that turned into a four hour feast for my over-worked eyes!
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Yellow Warbler
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Yellow Warbler
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Yellow Warbler
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Yellow Warbler - look closely; he just caught a fly!
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Cedar Waxwing
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Cedar Waxwing
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A blue-gray Gnatcatcher?
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A blue-gray Gnatcatcher?
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Song Sparrow
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Gray Catbird
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Male Baltimore Oriole
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A young male White-tailed Deer - see the little antlers starting to pop?
Reply from: Marge on 6/1/2011 8:31 PM
 These are great pictures! How nice to see a Cedar Waxwing after so many years. And the warblers are so pretty! Beautiful picture of the young deer too.