Wednesday, October 29, 2008
Sunday, October 26, 2008
Marshes in the morning show why we call this area the Golden Isles
Here is what Steve said about the marsh shot: "The marsh picture was taken in the morning around 8:20 AM from the dock to catch the boat to Little SSI – it is not touched up what so ever – those are the true colors."
"The Queen was taken on Little SSI around 2:00 PM in the flowers in front of the boat landing."
and here are a couple of Shorebirds
Thanks Steve for sharing.
Thursday, October 23, 2008
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
One of the first birds they saw was a Common Ground- Dove
Saturday, October 18, 2008
All in all everyone had a good time. Here is Ben Lizdas two blog entries about his expenience. Thanks Ben for the great blog.
Wednesday, October 8, 2008
Tuesday, October 7, 2008
Sunday, October 5, 2008
Friday, October 3, 2008
First Gulf Fritillaries and Long-tailed Skippers are abundant this time of year. There is a vacant lot in my neighborhood that goes wild this time of year. Take a look.
On Thursday I was out looking for routes around Jekyll Island. Two friends were along with me, well we hit the right day for there were all our common warblers around and a few that are not so common.
I went to places I don’t always go with groups. I am rethinking that now.
I tried to take some pictures of the warblers but they were all soft focus. I enjoy my little camera. It is light and can fit in my pocket. The one draw back for blogging is that it has a long lapse between me clicking the picture and the camera actually taking the image.
Here are a few images and landscapes on Jekyll. Our common warblers are Common Yellowthroat, American Redstart, Black-throated Blue Warbler and the ever present Western Palm Warbler. Thursday we added Hooded Warbler, Chestnut-sided Warbler, Northern Waterthrush, Yellow Warbler and one Blue-winged Warbler. We kept running into flocks of Palm Warblers so at the end of the morning I just had to check out the soccer field. Sure enough there were one hundred Western Palm Warblers all over the field. It was a magic morning. Now back to the festival.