Recent USA and North American Trips 4/23/22 to 5/2/22

4/28/2022 St. Augustine Rookery, FL: A Roseate Spoonbill study. (These guys are just too much fun to watch!).

4/28/22 St. Augustine Rookery, FL: Great Egret , Little Blue Heron , Snowy Egret , and Word Stork .

4/25 to 5/2/22 various Amelia Island locales , FL: Some migrants and some local birds were seen: Veery , Black-and-white Warbler, Carolina Chickadee , Northern Mockingbird , Common Ground-Dove , Northern Parula , Green Heron , Orchard Oriole (m,f), Ovenbird , Red-bellied Woodpecker , Painted Bunting , Savannah Sparrow , Red-winged Blackbird , and Yellow-throated Warbler .

4/23/22 to 5/1/22 Ralph E. Simmons State Forest, FL: We found a few nests! Brown-headed Nuthatch , Red-headed Woodpecker , and Pine Warbler pairs were feeding young already.

Also: Bachman’s Sparrow , Downy Woodpecker , Great Crested Flycatcher , Summer Tanager , Eastern Towhee , Common Nighthawk , and Red-tailed Hawk .