Saturday, April 30, 2011

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

arriving today
to announce Walpurgis Night:
Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Friday, April 29, 2011

Black-throated Green Warbler

west Florida spring
a Black-throated Green Warbler
follows the storm front

Friday, April 22, 2011

Blue Jay

Earth Day
Blue Jay

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Whimbrel

hot Florida sun
at the edge of the lagoon
a Whimbrel wading

Monday, April 11, 2011

Groove-billed Ani

skulking in the brush
runs across the birder's feet
the Groove-billed Ani

(collaboratively composed w/ Mauri Dietrich during Audubon big day fund raiser)

Blue-winged Teal


two pairs together
swimming and flying away -
April Blue-winged Teal

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Painted Bunting

seeing one again
I remembered them bigger -
male Painted Buntings

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Blue-headed Vireo

the teapot came and
a Blue-headed Vireo
followed soon after