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Monthly Archive for August, 2009

Tricolored Heron

Photographed in Mead Garden, Winter Park, Florida on August 20, 2009.

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Northern Parula

Photographed in Mead Garden, Winter Park, Florida on August 14, 2009. Whatbird: Small, compact warbler with blue-gray upperparts and bronze-green back patch. Throat and breast are yellow, breast band is chestnut-brown and black, and belly is white. White eye-ring is broken. Wings are blue-gray with two white bars. Tail is noticeably short. Female lacks breast […]

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Photographed in Mead Garden, Winter Park, Florida on August 16, 2009. She is so cool. She was with a Male and a Black & White Warbler

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Louisiana Waterthrush

Photographed alongside Howell Creek in Mead Garden, Winter Park, Florida on August 15, 2009.  I heard him, then saw him alongside the creek. He is a very shy bird. I am thrilled to be able to photograph this bird.  Hope you enjoy. Whatbird: Large, heavy-bodied, ground-dwelling warbler with dark olive-brown upperparts and heavily streaked white […]

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Photographed in Mead Garden, Winter Park, Florida on August 14, 2009. I was thrilled to see this little guy. I don’t see Hummingbirds that often in Mead Garden so seeing him was a treat. The two photos are of  the same bird and I believe this a Juvenile Male. I am not an expert, so […]

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Photographed in Mead Garden, Winter Park, Florida on August 13, 2009. Birding was very quiet from 9:20 – 10:10 AM this morning in Mead Garden. I decided to walk down to Howell Creek and noticed movement in one of the trees. Wow. I stayed for over an hour at the same location and saw at […]

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Photographed in Mead Garden, Winter Park, Florida on August 12, 2009. The same bird in the two photos above. Click on Photos to Enlarge

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly

Photographed in Mead Garden, Winter Park, Florida on August 12, 2009. Both photos are of the same butterfly on a Button Bush Bloom. Click on Photo to Enlarge.

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Regal Darner Dragonfly

This Regal Darner Dragonfly- (Coryphaeschna ingens) was photographed in Mead Garden, Winter Park, Florida on August 11, 2009. eNature.com Description: The Regal Darner is a member of the family Aeschnidae. Darners are among the largest and fastest-flying North American dragonflies,  3 1/2″  long. These brilliant blue, green, or brown insects have large, clear wings spanning […]

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Carolina Wren

Photographed in Mead Garden, Winter Park, Florida on August 09, 2009. These are one of my favorite birds. They can be heard singing all over Mead Garden. Usually they stay in the thickest of vegetation. I saw two Female American Redstarts  in Mead Garden this morning. They are the first Warblers I have seen since […]

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