What A Wonderful Warbler

I see breast of gold,
white wingbars too –
and I hear him sing,
his sweet, happy tune.
And I say to myself – what a wonderful Warbler.
What a wonderful Warbler.

My apologies to Louis Armstrong, but that’s the first thing that came to mind when I started this post!


This male Pine Warbler serenaded me from the tree-tops today.  I don’t see him very often during the summer months, so his visits are always a pleasant surprise.

After landing on the mister for a moment, he made his way over to the peanut feeder.


He gave me a brief glance,  clearly concluding that I was no major threat to his safety.


Then he turned his attention to liberating a peanut from the confinement of its cage.



Between his boisterous song and his brilliant appearance, this fellow simply makes me smile.


About kathydoremus

Wife, mother, daughter, and friend. One who dabbles in writing, thinks in rhyme, and is utterly unable to escape the allure of alliteration:) Amateur nature photographer. A backyard bird watcher, a hiker of non-strenuous trails to waterfalls, and a fan of Atlanta sports teams. Driver of an orange Jeep Renegade who goes by the name of Earl. One who is nourished by silence, solitude, and a good cup of coffee. A lover of God’s Word and the riches that are hidden there. An extremely ordinary jar of clay who longs to see and be satisfied by the glory of God, and to somehow display that in my everyday life.
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18 Responses to What A Wonderful Warbler

  1. Squid says:

    Love your bird-mix of What a Wonderful World! Why didn’t I think of doing that? Lol Your pictures of that beautiful guy are great, and I like the peanut feeder. 🙂

  2. Liked your poem and the lovely photos of a beautiful bird. 🙂

  3. aussiebirder says:

    Wonderful pics Kathy, it is such a blessing to hear the song of birds like these.

  4. Jill Kuhn says:

    What a wonderful Warbler he is! Thanks for making me smile! 😊😄😊

  5. He´s so pretty!!! Love his yellowish green color! So cute! 🐥

  6. Beautiful, Kathy! I bet he wants to sing “What a Wonderful Photogriter” when he sees you! 💛💛💛

  7. Wonderful indeed: lyrics, photos, bird AND song! 🙂

  8. Jodi says:

    I recognized my favorite song right away and it made me smile. I danced with my son at his wedding to this. ☺️

  9. cherthmng says:

    Your photographs make me smile. You are an amazing bird photographer, and I know, being one myself, although not as dedicated with my time, you must be a very patient and thoughtful photographer. Thank you for sharing! Cher Thoming

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