Male Common Yellowthroat Warbler
A couple of days ago we had a rare clear day at sunrise – no fog, and lovely sun peeking from behind a few clouds. The light was beautiful, so I simply grabbed my camera, and went for the short walk down our mown path.
Our small woodlot borders a field along the shore of a tidal pond, which is where our path leads, and it always amazes me at this time of year how many birds there are in that relatively small space.
Common Yellowthroat Warblers like this one are very shy - I had to work to get the image this week of the male, as because their territory is constantly being made smaller by new building and other human activity nearby, the warblers have learned to adapt to smaller and smaller spaces, like ours, and use it to hide carefully.
The Common Yellowthroat is a beautiful bird, I love that we have at least a few here that have decided to share our property with us. They're worth sharing with.