Osprey pair that has a nest on our property. One was eating a fish and the other one was drying his wings on the post and dancing.
on the northern beach of Fort De Soto County park
Reading in Sibley, this bird seems more like the western subspecies of the Palm Warbler with the yellow under the tail only. Only a fifty feet away on the other side of some trees I saw Palm Warblers that looked like the more common criteria with more yellow. But this is a new bird for me so appreciate any insights or clarifications on this ID
Also seeing that the genus has changed on these birds with DNA research
at a great distance away but later saw a lone bird just off the parking lot
when I first saw this I thought of Eastern Phoebe but it has very strong wing bars. Local lists show this bird as regular in the fall in this area although Sibley does not
there were numerous small birds flitting among the tall grass and trees, hard to capture. After looking at a list of birds that are seen at a nearby nature preserve at this time of year, this ID seems most likely. However, any ID assistance appreciated.
last view of this juvenile before leaving Florida
you can see the bill of the anhinga appearing to come out of the top of the heron's head
not sure of ID, any help appreciated
several piles of scat were found on the preserve trails that appeared to be heavily compiled of berries
could not get in a position to get this bird out of the shadows
Do not know the ID of this little plant nor did the staff at the preserve
another bird apparently tangled up in fishing line