|This one has color bands.|
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Bird of the Week: Blue-winged Warbler
Earlier this week I spent some time in Sterling Forest State Park in Orange county, NY to try to photograph some Golden-winged Warblers. Although I was able to get brief glimpses of one and heard another, the photo opportunities were completely lacking. But among the 16 species of Warblers I detected in the park (also including Worm-eating, Cerulean, Hooded, Prairie, American Redstart, and Louisiana Waterthrush) my only really good photos came from a very cooperative Blue-winged Warbler along the power line cut at the end of Ironwood Drive. I also found a color-banded individual. I hope you enjoy the photos.