Tennessee Warbler ( Part 1 0f 4).

Posted by ADKShooter on Sat Jun 05, 2021 6:33 pm

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Nikon D850, Nikon 500mm F5.6
ISO 800, 1/500s, F5.6, Blind

This is a "hunting" male Tennessee Warbler which was one of the four target warblers for me this year. I actually only got two out of the four species but I was satisfied overall.

I have seen the Tennessee in the past but always on apple blossoms or high in pine trees as they migrated to Canada. In this first of a four shot sequence of him searching for food he was only a few feet off the ground. He was with a small mix of other warblers in the early AM on a cloudy day this May. In this image he began his search for food.  As a side note, this was also the nicest individual I had ever encountered of this paricular warbler species.

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by paul fletcher on Sat Jun 05, 2021 9:16 pm
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Very nice, Warren; looking forward to the rest of the Tennessee images.

by david fletcher on Sun Jun 06, 2021 10:29 am
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Super image Warren.  Always a pleasure to see your images, this being no exception. 2, 3 and 4 will be enjoyed with interest.
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by Carol Clarke on Sun Jun 06, 2021 1:32 pm
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Beautiful behaviour capture, Warren!  I love the pose, you can see he is intently searching the foliage.

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