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Prothonotary warbler - Why r u here?


Posted by Ramesh Kodavatiganti on Mon Jun 07, 2021 9:59 pm

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On my second visit to this location on a cloudy day, i heard the song and headed in that direction to the edge of a swamp! Well i was greeted by an army of mosquitoes despite the repellant. i was prepared for that and quickly added another round of spraying ( the netted cap was still in transit). It was a big relief - literally called once and waited  - he was right in front of me a few yards away. I let him settle down first and then we chatted for about 2 hours before i realized i was down on my knees with the swamp water all around! This was my best warbler encounter this season. 
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by paul fletcher on Mon Jun 07, 2021 10:18 pm
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All your time and effort, paid off in this excellent image of a very special Warbler species, Ramesh. A great head-on pose, plus a nice "moody",
background, as well.
 

by david fletcher on Tue Jun 08, 2021 10:23 am
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Excellent head on pose Ramesh. Like the space.
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by Carol Clarke on Tue Jun 08, 2021 3:40 pm
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You have definitely got his full attention, Ramesh! Lovely image.

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