Look…Up In The Sky…

Look…up in the sky…it’s a bird…it’s a plane –
Well, of course it was a bird, but one I didn’t recognize.

As I was standing on the deck the other day, I kept seeing little flashes of lemon in the canopy of leaves overhead.  Finally, one these lovelies landed close enough for me to get a picture.

I wasn’t sure what kind of bird it was until I had a chance to pull out the ID book.  Turns out it is a Blue-headed Vireo – which is a first for me.

It was a shy and fidgety little fellow that didn’t stay close for long. It landed on the Dogwood branch, then got a quick drink from the fountain, and then returned to the tree-tops.

It’s always makes my day to get a first time photo. 🙂


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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20 Responses to Look…Up In The Sky…

  1. jmcheney says:

    Maybe passing through on its way South. You made your Luck by providing a welcoming pit stop.

  2. 1nmbirder says:

    Congrats! Great pic!

  3. How exciting! Congrats!

  4. Beautiful bird and amazing you were able to get such good captures!

  5. Beautiful bird and wonderful photos.

  6. de Wets Wild says:

    Always nice when you find a new visitor to your garden, isn’t it, Kathy!?

  7. Jodi says:

    what a beauty!

  8. memadtwo says:

    We have those, but I never knew what they were. I was always thinking a finch. Thanks for the ID! (K)

  9. What a treat!! Lovely photos of this special bird!

  10. Jill Kuhn says:

    He is a beauty! ❤️ And I always like it when I find out their identity. 👍 I have never heard of this bird. 😊

  11. Tiny says:

    You caught a beauty! The first picture is always very special ❤

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