Nothing could be finah, than to see a Carolina…..


A Carolina Wren.  That’s what I am talking about.  We have seen several over the weeks, but never was able to get a quality image.  This one posed quite beautifully for me on a fence post before moving inside the wire fence.

Carolina Wren

Carolina Wren

Carolina Wren

Carolina Wren

It was good day for birding.  We saw 28 species including our first of the year sighting of a Vermilion Flycatcher.  Yesterday we saw our first Bullock’s Oriole, a female at the north unit of San Angelo State Park.

Today, though, we headed to Spring Creek Park and that is where we saw the above Carolina Wrens.

Here are some photos from the past few days, since my last post to this blog.

Black-throated Sparrow

Black-throated Sparrow

Osprey

Osprey

Northern Flicker (red-shafted sub-specie)

Northern Flicker (red-shafted sub-specie)

Black-bellied Whistling Ducks

Black-bellied Whistling Ducks

How about another photo of an Osprey.  This time is being protective of that fish dinner he is working on.

Osprey

Osprey

So now the weather is more spring-like and I think we will be seeing more of the spring and summer species arrive.  Our 2015 Big Year list stands at 118 right now.  Our goal by December 31 is to reach 210.  With nine months to go it should be no problem……right??

Until the next post…….Happy Birding

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17 thoughts on “Nothing could be finah, than to see a Carolina…..

  1. I adore Carolina Wrens (because they’re still a bit rarer up here) and you have done them great justice. All the photos are spectacular and I’m glad you have spring (we got snow on the first day). 🙂

  2. I can hear you singing as you take a break from the sax…tis music to the ears!! You will be hitting that goal way early this year. Thanks for posting these great photos! hugs

  3. Great shots all Bob. I have never seen Whistling Ducks. Wonderful Osprey photos as usual. So envious of your access to those. Love the Wren pictures. They are favorites of mine. Looks like you had a very good day. 🙂

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