Jun 302014
 
A Bestiary : Songbirds ~ Vireos ~ Blue-headed Vireo

The Blue-headed Vireo, Vireosolitariesis one of the two vireos that breed in our gardens at Flower Hill Farm in Western Massachusetts. The large white spectacles give this vireo away along with the blue-gray hood and cape it dons. Two wing bars and a splash of yellow on his side adds to the beauty ofthis small […]

Jul 262013
 
Guide to the Econ River Wilderness Area

The Econ River Wilderness Area is another of my favorite places ot visit in Seminole County. It’s only about 10 minutes from my home, so I can visit there on a whim, which is nice. The wilderness area covers about 240 acres that extends from Old Lockwood Rd to the Econ River just north of […]

Apr 152013
 
Swainson’s Warbler at Mead Gardens, 4/5/2013

This morning I drove by Mead Gardens hoping to find one of the Swainson’s Warblers that were seen there yesterday. A friend of mine was there too, and we ended up finding both Swainson’s Warblers, plus 12 other warbler species: Ovenbird, Worm-eating Warbler, Black-and-white Warbler, Orange-crowned Warbler, Common Yellowthroat, Northern Parula, Palm Warbler, Pine Warbler, […]