A Welcome Weekend Warbler

A Hooded Warbler, who is not a common visitor to my backyard, showed up over the weekend.

While this fellow was a delight to look at, he was difficult to photograph!  Flighty and flitty, he stayed at the edge of the yard, hopping in and out of the woodpile in search of insects.

While I never could get close enough (or get him to come out in the open and sit still long enough!) to get a clear picture, I still enjoyed just watching this beautiful little bird.
It’s always fun to have a new guest!

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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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17 Responses to A Welcome Weekend Warbler

  1. Mary says:

    Beautiful bird and photos. Love the yellow against the bark.

  2. Kit Dunsmore says:

    Great photos. Warblers can be so shy, and flitty is the perfect description. Tough to photograph, but you did great.

  3. jmcheney says:

    But how fortuitous! And special! You caught it beautifully! We had a return visit this morning from “our” backyard bear. Our high wooden & chain link fences all around our place are no deterrents for this adolescent fellow who has now discovered the acorns dropping into our yard from a neighbor’s old over-branching oak tree. I’m sure he (?) will be back for more, as there is a plentiful crop this year & way too much development up the mountainsides behind us here in North Asheville!

  4. lindasschaub says:

    Very beautiful color and such delicate little feet.

  5. de Wets Wild says:

    What a cheerful addition to your garden, Kathy!

  6. Jill Kuhn says:

    Beautiful color of this little birdie! 💛💛💛

  7. Leona Walker says:

    First time ever seeing this bird.Thanks for the photos that made it possible

  8. Val says:

    What a gorgeous little bird!

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