Myrtle Warblers in Autumn
Before it was lumped with the western subspecies, the eastern version of the Yellow-rumped Warbler was (and may someday again be) called…
Bay-breasted Warbler Setophaga castanea
Bay-breasted Warblers are one of those wood-warblers that you hope to hear high up in the canopy on their spring…
The Waterhole at Forest Park: The Best Place in New York City to See Wood-Warblers
On a recent afternoon’s visit to Forest Park’s famed waterhole the birds were coming in frequently and in abundance. In…
NYC mystery warbler: Odd Blackpoll, hybrid, or Carbonated Warbler?
It was birdy this morning on the banks of the Hudson River in lower Manhattan. I’d seen nine warbler species,…
Wood-Warbler Haiku 10
Black-and-white Warblers Would have more pizzazz if they Were Zebra Warblers.
Wood-Warbler Haiku 9
Maggies are female. Even males in their brilliant, Fresh, breeding plumage.
Wood-Warbler Haiku 8
Migration is done When the female Blackpolls come. Give us one more week!
Wood-Warbler Haiku 7
Funky face pattern, Bobbing tail, ascending song: A Prairie Warbler.
The Hidden Qualities of House Sparrows
Bird blogging in May always gives me the creeps. This ridiculous focus of the Birding Internet on North American wood-warblers…
Wood-Warbler Haiku 6
Having an eye-ring Does not mean that this bird is From Connecticut.