I haven't had much blog traffic lately. It may be due to my recent subject matter that has me considering changing the blog name to Leastly Birds (always). I got nothing earth shattering to report but here goes......
To some people that live in more wooded areas it's not a big deal to get an orange bird in their yard. From my yard I've had less than 20 Baltimore Oriole sightings in the 8 years that I've lived here. This morning I not only had an Oriole but also a Blackburnian Warbler. It was the fourth Blackburnian sighting ever in my yard and third this year.
|Blackburnian Warbler in a Locust tree|
|Contorted preening Baltimore Oriole|
The photo below shows my neighborhood marked with an X, the gray (or grey as they say in Blighty) color is indicative of the summer concrete in full bloom , which limits my oriole sightings because they, like most birds, prefer a habitat with actual vegetation.