Golden-winged Warbler

Posted by Gene Gwin on Wed May 22, 2019 12:41 pm

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Photographed at the Laguna Seca Ranch in South Texas April 22, 2019.

1/800 sec, f/5.6, ISO 640.

This is the first time that I've seen a Golden-winged Warbler.  They apparently are mostly in the Northeast and prefer higher elevations.  My book said that the Golden-winged Warbler is, "Uncommon to rare and declining."  I hope they can make a strong comeback.

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by Ron Day on Wed May 22, 2019 12:56 pm
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A great find and capture, Gene. A beautiful warbler — love the yellow crown.

by Jeff Pearl on Wed May 22, 2019 1:00 pm
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Beautiful bird and nice photo! I hope the population of these warblers increases.

by Karl Egressy on Thu May 23, 2019 7:06 am
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Outstanding detail, pose and background. Congratulation on your first Golden-winged Warbler.

by Craig Lipski on Thu May 23, 2019 7:13 am
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Amazing shot, Gene. Here in Michigan, I’m in their breeding range and am lucky to see 1 or 2 in a given year, and have certainly never got a shot approaching yours!
Good light,

by MalcolmBenn on Thu May 23, 2019 2:03 pm
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Wow and with the crown up as well, wonderful shot Gene.

by himadri roy on Fri May 24, 2019 7:22 am
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Excellent detail pose & bg. Super image.

by david fletcher on Fri May 24, 2019 11:59 am
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A beautiful capture Gene!
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by Cynthia Crawford on Sat May 25, 2019 5:15 am
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Gorgeous shot Gene- glad to see this bird in your territory. They do breed here in the East, but often we see hybrids-generally with Blue-winged Warblers. Nice to see a "pure" one.
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by Jan Wegener on Sun May 26, 2019 4:23 am
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it's such a beautiful bird Gene. Well done

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