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


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