Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Cedar Waxwings

just after I found
that the gardener had killed
the flame vine, they arrived
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Nothern Flicker

drumming in the palm
a Northern Flicker pops out
and begins to call
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Friday, March 26, 2010

Hooded Warbler

a striking contrast
is often the attraction:
the Hooded Warbler

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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Common Grackle

the the pattern of light
in a Common Grackle's eye
shows the horizon

Friday, March 19, 2010

Northern Harrier

swiftly threading through
the labyrinthine mangroves
Northern Harrier
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Yellow-throated Vireo

for ants, beautiful
Yellow-throated Vireos,
ephemeral joys
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Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Brown Thrasher

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Cedar Waxwings

                                   Brown Thrasher, so loud
                                   a flock of Cedar Waxwings
                                   fly into his song

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Black Hooded Parakeets

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                            intense beak play, then
                            Black-hooded Parakeets mate
                            gently and slowly


Monday, March 15, 2010

Blue-crowned Parakeet

clinging to its perch
the Blue-crowned Parakeet fights
the Ides-of-March winds
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Saturday, March 13, 2010

Monk Parakeet

the Monk Parakeet
with a mouthful of palm fruit
on the graveyard snag
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Friday, March 5, 2010

Short-tailed Hawk

twisting and turning
in their aerial spring rites
dark morph Short-tailed Hawks
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