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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Prothonotary Warbler

Last weekend I joined photographer Ray Hennessey for a field trip to one of his birding spots in Woodbine in the pine barrens of New Jersey. While we had some challenges photographing the elusive pine warbler, we had no problems photographing this Prothonotary Warbler. The bird kept performing for us, stopping on sticks that poked…

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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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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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