Wilson's Warbler, Male, (c) Photo by Steve Kaye

Welcome Back | Sept 2015

Welcome Back

Wilson's Warbler, Male, (c) Photo by Steve Kaye, in post: Welcome Back

Wilson’s Warbler, Male

Welcome Back!

They’re here again.

In this case, “They” are the warblers that migrate into Orange County, California, for the winter.

So we can welcome back these beautiful birds.

The bird in the photo is a Wilson’s Warbler, male. Notice that he has a shiny black cap. (The female has a muted dark cap.)

So if you see one, call out, “Welcome back!”

Much success,

Steve Kaye

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Help Birds Tip

Support your local Audubon Chapter. This will help you: 1) Learn more about birds, 2) Meet wonderful people, and 3) Participate in birding activities. See the links below for more info.

Birding Resources

Learn more about birds in Orange County, CA, at: Sea & Sage Audubon

Find Audubon chapters in your area: Audubon Near You

Here are three excellent books that helps identify warblers:

See: A Field Guide to Warblers of North America

See: Stokes Field Guide to Warblers

See: The Warbler Guide

Did You Know?

The most effective way to help birds is to buy land.

Please visit the web site for The Trust for Public Land to learn about what they’re doing.

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  • Melody Lassalle
    Posted at 21:47h, 18 September

    What a beautiful, yellow bird! I live in the SF Bay Area. I don’t think I’ve seen them around here before.

  • Tova Roseman
    Posted at 08:15h, 20 September

    Beautiful, Steve! Love your photos.

  • Barbara Radisavljevic
    Posted at 09:45h, 21 September

    I really appreciate these bird photos, since they may help me identify my own bird visitors.

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