2019-08-05 07:21

For @macgenie's photo challenge. Day 1: Patience. [caption id="attachment_54258" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Perthonatary Warbler in the Pinelands, Woodbine, New Jersey —FujiFilm X-T2 + XF100-400mmF4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR @ (400 mm, 0.002 sec at f/5.6, ISO4000), © Khürt L. Williams[/caption]

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birds, pinelands, Warblers, Wood Warblers, Pine Warbler, Woodbine, New Jersey

Pine Warbler

I spent three hours in the Pinelands with Ray Hennessey hoping to get a photograph of the pine warbler. We could see the birds flying back and forth between the trees that lined the swampy area that Ray had scouted. We waited patiently, but the pine warbler kept out of view the camera. The light…

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Blue-winged Warbler

I took hundreds of photographs of this bird during the field trip with Ray. I love the bright yellow features and blue-grey feathers. I was even blessed with a warbling performance. You can learn more about Ray Hennessy's work and signup for his workshops on his website. You can learn more about the Blue-winged Warbler…

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Common Yellow-throat Warbler

I am not sure about the identification of this bird but I think it's a Common Yellow Throat Warbler. Abundant and well-known, the Common Yellowthroat has succeeded by being a nonconformist. As the only one of our warblers that will nest in open marshes, it is found in practically every reed-bed and patch of cattails…

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Prairie Warbler

This set of images were photographed during a recent Ray Hennessey field trip that I attended. I took a lot of photos of birds that morning. I am still reviewing each shot to find keepers. The birds fly quickly between the branches of the low trees eating insects. When they stopped, I had just seconds…

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