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Male Magnolia Warbler with Spruce budworm


Posted by Paul Rossi on Sun Jul 21, 2019 8:01 pm

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Taken in Michigan's Eastern Upper Peninsula (EUP)

Magnolia Warblers nest in the smaller spruces along the cooler shores of northern Lake Huron in the EUP.  They have no trouble finding Spruce budworm there.  Their numbers have increased and their nesting territories have gotten smaller.

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by Carol Clarke on Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:53 am
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Another beauty enjoying the banquet, Paul!

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by Karl Egressy on Mon Jul 22, 2019 8:47 am
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Great action shot of this handsome Warbler.
 

by Ron Day on Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:33 pm
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The dark background sets off this colorful warbler beautifully, and the budworm is a bonus. Well done, Paul.
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:04 pm
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Another wonderful addition to your warbler series with budworms.
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by david fletcher on Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:49 am
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Carol Clarke wrote:
Another beauty enjoying the banquet, Paul!

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ditto that!  Nicely done Paul
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