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Bay-breasted Warbler

June 30, 2022 - There are three warbler species that are hard to find and photograph, in order of difficulty; Cape May Warbler (yet anot...
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Nashville Warbler

June 25, 2022 - With 80% of our Nashville Warblers born in Canada the stupidity of the name is obvious. The folks that name these birds...
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Blackburnian Warbler and Northern Parula

August 31, 2021 - The stunning Blackburnian Warbler and Northern Parula are a joy to meet and photograph. The Northern Parula is so tame I...
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Common Yellowthroat the Revisit

August 14, 2021 - The Common Yellowthroat arrives early in Nova Scotia and leaves late. It is wide spread, abundant and vocal during its s...
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American Redstart the Revisit

August 14, 2021 - The American Redstart is a stunning bird and quite successful with the population increasing province wide probably due...
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Cape Chignecto Provincial Park Adventure Day 18, July 16

July 17, 2021 - It was a good day with a slight cloud overcast and warmer then it has been, about 26 degrees, and muggy. There was some...
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Cape Chignecto Provincial Park Adventure Day 8, July 6

July 07, 2021 - It was foggy and drizzling in the morning and cloudy bright in the afternoon with no sunset to photograph. I tried for...
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American Redstart

July 01, 2021 - The American Redstart with the folk name of Butterfly Bird (an improved name) is prolific in Nova Scotia. It arrives lat...
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Common Yellowthroat

June 05, 2021 - This Common Yellowthroat was as the military expression goes, "under the guns". I was expecting a distant target so I wa...
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Blackburnian Warbler

June 04, 2021 - The Blackburnian Warbler is a stunning bird. I always look forward to meeting this bird. It is easy to find in its favor...
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Bay-breasted Warbler

June 02, 2021 - Nova Scotia has been under a partial lockdown in recent weeks due to Covid-19 with residents restricted to movement with...
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Pine Warbler

May 03, 2021 - The Pine Warbler is a tough bird, often the first to arrive in the spring and the last to leave in the fall. It has nest...
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Chestnut-sided Warbler

June 17, 2020 - The Chestnut-sided warbler although primarily a forest edge warbler is also found in the deep forest. It is a successful...
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American Redstart

June 17, 2020 - The American Redstart breeds in Canada and the United States but mostly in Canada. The adult male is a striking bird whe...
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Tennessee Warbler

June 07, 2020 - The Tennessee Warbler is a fan of the spruce bud worm which is a good thing. The fact that outbreaks of spruce bud worm...
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Wilson's Warbler

June 07, 2020 - The Wilson's Warbler although common and wide spread has been a hard find for me. The female or immature is easily confu...
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Canada Warbler

June 06, 2020 - The Canada Warbler is threatened due to habitat loss and the reckless use of insecticides. Its an elegant bird with a de...
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Prothonotary Warbler

May 30, 2020 - The Prothonotary Warbler is a stunning bird. I tried to photograph this warbler twenty years ago in Rondeau Provincial P...
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Black-throated Blue Warbler

May 16, 2020 - The Black-throated Blue Warbler is a favourite of mine, probably due to its navy blue head and back. It sings continuous...
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Blackpoll Warbler

May 16, 2020 - The Blackpoll Warbler flies from the Caribbean and South America to its breeding grounds, the mosquitto and black fly in...
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Yellow Warbler

May 16, 2020 - The Yellow Warbler is often the most numerous species in fresh water wetlands and marshes. At some banding stations over...
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Black-throated Green Warbler

May 15, 2020 - I heard my first Black-throated Green Warbler this morning, hooray! Meanwhile our resident male Yellow-rumped Warbler co...
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Northern Parula

May 15, 2020 - The Northern Parula is easy to identify thanks to its colour patterning especially the transitional colour changes on th...
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Ovenbird

May 15, 2020 - The Ovenbird has the most powerful voice in the woods. Its numerous, widespread and loud. Add to that its good looks and...
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Common Yellowthroat

May 14, 2020 - The Common Yellowthroat is widespread and easily found due to its tameness and rambunctious song. Its a striking bird an...
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Mourning Warbler

May 14, 2020 - The Mourning Warbler is absolutely stunning in the right light. Its hard to find in its thick brush habitat. I once met...
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Bay-breasted Warbler

May 14, 2020 - The Bay-breasted Warbler can be hard to find. It prefers mature forests and sings from the canopy. Its a coveted target...
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Nashville Warbler

May 13, 2020 - The Nashville Warbler is not from Nashville. It's a continental bird with most nesting in Canada. It arrives early and l...
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Orange-crowned Warbler

May 09, 2020 - The Orange-crowned Warbler winters in North America along both coasts but will only survive our winters here in Nova Sco...
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Yellow-throated Warbler

April 29, 2020 - I have many photos of this handsome warbler but unfortunately most were captured with older generation equipment and are...
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Yellow-rumped Warbler

April 28, 2020 - The Yellow-rumped Warbler is early to arrive and late to leave although it does go silent late in the summer so it is ha...
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Kentucky Warbler

April 23, 2020 - I photographed a juvenile Kentucky Warbler last fall along with several other provincial goodies, including Prothonatory...
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Prairie Warbler

April 18, 2020 - The Prairie Warbler is an annual regular to Nova Scotia, occurring infrequently in the spring and mostly in the fall. So...
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Magnolia Warbler

April 17, 2020 - I expect to do a lot of backyard photography this year; birds, butterflies, orchids and wildflowers. One of our backyard...
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Pine Warbler

March 23, 2020 - The Pine Warbler is one of our toughest warblers, arriving early in the migration and leaving late. It has been nesting...
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Palm Warbler

March 22, 2020 - The Palm Warbler is our earliest arriving warbler in most years. It song is a musical trill much like Chipping Sparrow a...
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More Warblers and Friends

September 18, 2019 - I've encountered even more warblers at my favourite warbler trap(not Hartlen Point). Previously seen were Yellow-throate...
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June Warblers of Nova Scotia

June 25, 2018 - Warblers are a tricky bird to photograph. I can usually identify about 95% by song, peeps and tweets can be tricky, see...
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