Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Pine Warbler

I am linking up with Wild Bird Wednesday and Nature Notes


For this week's Wild Bird I am sharing my pretty Pine Warbler..


The Pine Warblers have white bellies, white wing bars and long pointed bills. The adults males have olive upperparts and bright yellow throats and breasts.



 My first sign that the Pine Warbler was back in the yard was hearing his song..sometimes a rattle call but also sounding like the Chipping Sparrow. But his song tends to be slower and more musical..


 The male has been appearing in my yard for a few years now.. He enjoys some sunflower chips and the peanut suet..


I have to say the Pine Warbler is one of my favorite yard birds.. They are also a breeder in the woods next to my house.. So I will be enjoying these pretties all summer long. I hope you enjoy my Pine warbler.


Sitting at my computer, I can look out and see the Pine Warbler at the suet feeder. It did not seem to mind the snow coming down..Another 4 or more inches..on St. Patrick's Day.. I hope this is the end of the snow..

Thanks for stopping by my post and for all the nice comments.

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67 comments:

Cynthia Schelzig said...

What wonderful shots of a beautiful bird. I love the shot on your header with the Jay and the peanut. We don't have those birds in Germany...too bad, as well as unfortunately nooooo gorgeous Cardinals:(. I think I need to import some of them don't you. We have basically the same kind of climate as the northeast so I think they would feel right at home.

Seraphina´s Phantasie said...

Marvelous photos of this little yellow bird. So cute !
Best regards, Synnöve

Jo said...

Hi Eileen, I certainly did enjoy your Pine Warbler. The second-to-last picture is my absolute favorite. Hope you're having a great day. Jo

The happy wanderer. said...

He's just beautiful. I do hope that's the end of your snow, and that spring will soon take over.

Carole M. said...

so photogenic, glorious colour

Alexa T said...

So lovely to see this bird - "pretty Pine Warbler" (n.b. "pitulice" in my native language) in beautiful pictures... Beautiful macro pics!!

Sue said...

Sorry about your snow. I did not send it!
We are STILL 10-15 degrees below our normal temps. I love winter, but really, this is ENOUGH.
I'd love to see some color--especially something as pretty as your pine warbler. What a handsome fella-enjoy!

Beth @ E. Lizard Breath Speaks said...

i don't believe i have ever seen them so yellow. gorgeous finches (i questioned that & went back to reread it again these are warblers ... oops, but they sure do look like finches, oh well, lots to learn.) so cute. ( :

DIMI said...

Good morning Eileen!!
What a beautiful little bird the Pine Warbler is!!Wondrful shots and pictures!I hope this is the last snow for this year!And hope Spring will arrive soon!Wish you a happy week!!Hugs!
Dimi...

Stewart M said...

Great looking bird! I like the lime green.

I agree that the Chapel looked "out of place" - I think it looked like it had been stamped into place on the rock, rather the built with the them.

In some ways, I find its relationship to the land under it rather violent.

Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

R. Mac Wheeler said...

sooo cute

Optimistic Existentialist said...

I have never seen a Pine Warbler before - resembles a gold finch but a little bigger. So beautiful!

Nancy @ A Rural Journal said...

A gorgeous color green -- what a sweet little bird.

DeniseinVA said...

Your Pine Warbler started my morning off with a smile Eileen. Such a pretty little bird and great photographs of him. Thank you and have a great day :)

Irma said...

Beautiful pictures, Eileen,
Very nice this yellow bird, the last photo is the best.
Greetings Irma

TexWisGirl said...

just adorable little things! colorful little puffs. like those wing bars.

Karen said...

I love these little birds too. I heard one this morning, but haven't spotted it yet. Excellent shots Eileen.

Linda W. said...

Such a cute little bird! I love it's bright color. And I really love your fourth photo of this little guy. He's giving you a "tweety bird, I saw a puddy tat" look. :)

Marie said...

He is really sweet. So much like a pine siskin. I'm not very good at proper identification. I'm sure there are many differences. Love your photos of him!

Gail Dixon said...

We saw our first pine warbler last weekend. I wish I had been able to get photos. Yours are so good, especially the ones of him on the deck with the seeds.

Łucja-Maria said...

A beautiful bird. In Poland, he is not.
Well are your photos.
Greetings.

A Quiet Corner said...

I have to see it's territory...he is magnificent!!!!...:)JP

JoAnn ( Scene Through My Eyes) said...

What a sweet little bird - I'd love to see one in person - so far, no luck. Great photos.

Our Neck of the Woods said...

That olive color is so pretty! Wow! Great shots of a gorgeous bird :)

Brian King said...

That's a beautiful warbler! Very nice photos!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

How lucky you are to have this pretty little bird all year round. Lovely shots. Looks like he enjoys swinging on that feeder! (You know your birds are well fed when they seem to have time to play!)

Our photos said...

What a pretty little bird

Stephanie said...

Such pretty colors and markings on this bird.

Joyce Olson said...

Your Pine Warbler is just precious.
Such glorious colors!
Jemma

Carver said...

Great shots of the pine warbler. What a cutie.

HOOTIN ANNI said...

I love this...and the fact you can look out your window and watch the birds is awesome.

HansHB said...

Beautiful photos of this cute little bird!

Bob Bushell said...

Beautiful little bird, in the snow.

Margaret Adamson said...

HI Eileen What wonderful shots of this pretty little bird.I have never heard of it. I saw my first Warbler (Chiffchaff) today that had migrated here (I.O.W.) Soon there will be ore Warblers coming, I hope.

Happyone said...

A cute little thing.

orchid Miyako said...

Dearest Eileen;
OMG, how pretty your "Pine Warbler" is♡♡♡ Your beautiful photogenic birdie gave me sweet morning feeling♬♬♬

Looks really healthy because of your good feeding :-)

Sending you Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako*

Montanagirl said...

What a little beauty - fabulous shots!

Poppy said...

What a truly beautiful bird! Gorgeous colours on his fine feathers and sweet expression in his Tweety bird eyes!

Have a lovely week, Eileen!

Poppy

Debbie said...

Gorgeous pops of color!! What a cutie with its sweet, fluffy shape!!

Steve Borichevsky said...

That is a wonderful yard bird. I cannot wait to have them pass through here.

Lynne said...

Nice images of this sweet yellow breasted warbler.

Linda P said...

Very pretty bird photos. I could watch them for hours. Every year this bird family comes back to make a nest in our Sun wall sculpture.

Elaine said...

Love the 4th shot! It looks like he's glaring at you!

Crafty Green Poet said...

lovely photos of a very pretty bird

Blackberry Lane said...

Adorable pictures, Eileen.

Caroline Gill said...

What a gorgeous bird, the Pine Warbler, Eileen! I would definitely have nominated you for the Lighthouse, but saw Juliet had got there first, LOL!

Phil Slade said...

A very beautiful little warbler there Eileeen. How wonderful to have them feeding on your bird table.

I can just imagine them being able to disappear from view up in the pine trees.

NatureFootstep said...

lol, still looks angry. :)

Small City Scenes said...

What a sweet little bird. I think it would be one of my favorites too. MB

wildlifewatcher said...

Hi Eileen, Now you have me jelous! I have only seen these birds in their non-breeding plumage which is pretty dull. Gorgeous birds and outstanding photographs. Have a wonderful day!

Ela said...

Gorgeous photos of this little yellow bird. Greetings :)

Gunilla Bäck said...

Adorable little birds. The olive colour is very pretty. Have a great day!

Pat said...

Sweet little birds! These are great shots.

Connie Smiley said...

How nice it must be to watch that beauty!

Mary said...

Gorgeous photos! I love the fourth shot! This look ... amazing!

Linda said...

What a pretty bird! Happy spring!

Ramakrishnan Ramanathan said...

Charming and cute little bird !

Gunsside said...

Very Nice
Beautiful color

Mary Cromer said...

Cute too cute, very sweet little bird~

Rambling Woods said...

Oh what a sweet bird..... Michelle

jo-hanna said...

Exceptional images. Love this little bird with the iconic green coat.

Betty Manousos said...

gorgeous photos of this cute little bird!

Maria said...

This is a beautiful bird I've never seen.

Helma said...

Truly a beautiful bird this Pine Warbler.
Beautiful color and all ooie photos. I find it amazing to see :-)

Kathie Brown said...

Denise, I am also ready for the end of the snow. Your Pine Warbler is so adorable. I have yet to see one here in Maine but I did find a few while down in Florida a few weeks ago.

Kathie Brown said...

Eileen, Oh My goodness! I thought I was on Denise's blog! I am so sorry! These are great captures! I don't know how that happened!

Florence said...

How beautiful! We have pine warblers here on the Texas Gulf coast too. Love there musical notes.

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