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Male Cape May Warbler with Spruce budworm


Posted by Paul Rossi on Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:46 pm

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Taken in Michigan's Eastern Upper Peninsula.  This bird had a nest in an adjacent spruce to the one pictured in the background and was collecting budworms to feed its young - it has 2 budworms in its bill.  This is the same spruce of yesterday's post of a male Golden-winged Warbler collecting budworm in that spruce.  The males fought when they ventured near each other in the spruce.

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by Ron Day on Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:12 pm
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My favorite of your recent warbler images featuring budworms. Excellent pose, framing and color. Very nicely done, Paul.
 

by sirianul on Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:43 pm
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Beautiful natural frame, everything is nice.

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by Debapratim Saha on Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:14 am
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Lovely setting and composition,the prey item is adding a lot.
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:59 am
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Excellent shot-like the head turn and the prey-that spruce must be a real hot spot of entertainment!
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by Carol Clarke on Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:41 am
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Ron Day wrote:
My favorite of your recent warbler images featuring budworms. Excellent pose, framing and color. Very nicely done, Paul.



I agree! and the different coloured perch with the silver lichen adds a nice touch.

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by leigha on Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:24 am
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Beautiful - nice pose and bonus bug!
 

by himadri roy on Thu Jul 18, 2019 9:34 am
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Like every thing about it. Superb image.
 

by Karl Egressy on Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:53 pm
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A truly beautiful image of this species.
 

by Jan Wegener on Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:51 am
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great capture Paul
 

by david fletcher on Fri Jul 19, 2019 12:16 pm
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Stunning image which must be viewed large Paul
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