After several days of gusty winds and intermittent rain, we were finally blessed with clearing in the weather laced with baby blue sky.
As I was washing my car I noticed several Eastern Kingbirds in the neighborhood - well needless to say I abandoned my task, quickly grabbed my bins and camera and off I scooted for closer looks....oh boy, come along and see.....
|A Yellow-throated Warbler is always a welcomed sight.|
|Oh My! This is my first time spotting this specie around my house - an Eastern Wood Peewee|
|A Red-eyed Vireo is also a nice sighting.|
|Interesting that the Peewee hangs around with the Eastern Kingbird|
|Quite a looker, wouldn't you say?|
|I have to be honest, I don't see these very often and I was trying to make it something else - like an Alder Flycatcher....oh well, can't blame a girl for trying.|
|Here's a few of those Eastern Kingbirds - I counted almost 2 dozen - how cool is that!|
|Another Peewee - this one has darker feathers around its belly.|
|I told them to stay in one tree but only a few agreed, you'll just have to take my word that I saw nearly 24 of them.|
|Can you stand another pic of this Peewee?|
|Or maybe a mouse? They are cute but not quite my favorite.|
|And tonight before the sun went down - I stepped outside and revisited with the Kingbirds and Peewee and then I was blessed with 6 Common Nighthawks! I'd say this was a great day and quite nice to have our birds returning! Happy Birding!|