In summer, the Yellowthroat is one of our most common warblers, usually found in thickets near wet areas.
As they are so often concealed in underbrush. it is their “wichety-wichety-witchety-witch” call which betrays their presence around marches, bogs, and wet areas in fields and on roadsides.
I will reveal it at the end of the post.
Today I include three photos:
With little wind today, many of my photos with water nearby include reflections.
With the middle of May being the best time of the year for colourful birds, I just can’t stay asleep and was out by the lakeshore at dawn. Here is how it looked.
This bird has cinnamon wings and tail, a gray breast, yellow belly and a terrific name: Great Crested Flycatcher.
Come rambling awhile through this exquisite weather
Of days that are fleet to pass,
When the stem of the willow shoots out a green feather,
And buttercups burn in the grass! – Edgar Fawcett (1847–1904)