Saturday, November 27, 2010

Friday, November 26, 2010

Roseate Spoonbill

still scooping up grub
the day after Thanksgiving
Roseate Spoonbill

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Bald Eagle

cool November dusk
huge in the desolate tree
a young Bald Eagle

Friday, November 19, 2010

Eastern Phoebe

the Eastern Phoebe
sings in warm November sun
on the topmost branch

House Finches

House Finches

in the neighborhood
along the red brick road - stop
- flock of House Finches

Belted Kingisher

deserted bay shore:
a Belted Kingfisher's eye
reflects the sunrise

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

"crunch" from a tree top
a Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
eats a grasshopper

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Savannah Sparrow

Savannah Sparrow
flying among the sea oats
November sunset

Saturday, November 13, 2010

American Coot

the library lake
another wintering bird:
American Coot

Friday, November 12, 2010

Red-tailed Hawk

Red-tailed Hawk

up from a high perch
a Red-tailed Hawk spreads its wings
in November sun

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Yellow-rumped Warbler

Yellow-rumped Warbler -
myrtle subspecies - eating
some Wax Myrtle fruit

Cooper's Hawk

Cooper's or Sharp-shinned,
the Accipiter species
are beautiful birds

Monday, November 8, 2010

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Ruby Crowned Kinglet
next to a pine needle shows
just how small it is

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Ash-throated Flycatcher

rare east of the gulf
       an Ash-throated Flycatcher
       up in a bay tree

Eastern Phoebe & Pine Warblers

an Eastern Phoebe
flanked by a Pine Warbler pair:
pine snag trinity

Friday, November 5, 2010

Ring-necked Ducks

 near the library
a small flock of Ring-necked Ducks
rising from the lake

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Turkey Vultures

hot, dry afternoon:
Florida Turkey Vultures -
they perne in a gyre