Least Bittern females and juveniles are mostly pale and soft brown in color (like the Bittern featured here), while males have dark green crown and back feathers (All About Birds). This female Bittern was having quite a productive little fishing expedition one recent morning! Although we often see obvious size and/or color differences in male […]
It always seems odd that we call this delightfully masked male Warbler a Common Yellowthroat. Every time I’m lucky enough to spot this little bandit, he strikes me as un-commonly handsome! “Abundant and well-known, the Common Yellowthroat has succeeded by being a nonconformist. As the only one of our warblers that will nest in open […]
Black-crowned Night Herons usually hide away in the trees during the day and venture out at dusk to forage (FloridaHikes). This fellow found a nice secluded spot in the shade and was seen striking this same pose every day for awhile.
Great Egrets were keeping close watch on their eggs when I began this post. I went away for two weeks, and now the new chicks are already growing fast! I’d better get back to take some photos before the little ones fledge!