A female Cape May Warbler blends in well with the golden pine needles
A beautiful Monarch Butterfly flutters from bloom to bloom
A striking juvenile Black-crowned Night Heron perches over the pond in search of a finned catch
A busy skipper kicks up particles of pollen
A pretty little Magnolia Warbler flits among the tree branches
Eight young Eastern Bluebirds and one Chipping Sparrow bathe and play in our bird "spa" area ~ We spotted 23 bluebirds over a 15 minute period in and around the bird bath that day! Definitely one of the highlights of my summer.
A lovely Yellow-throated Vireo scans the tree branches for sustenance ~ A life bird for me!
A Silver-spotted Skipper steps lightly atop Foxtail Grass
A Yellow-rumped Warbler (also known as Butter Butt) comes in for a landing
A Northern Cardinal finds some tasty seeds to her liking
Two Monarch Butterflies delight in blossoming wild flowers
A Large Milkweed Bug scales a flowering plant