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Black-throated Blue Warbler

Setophaga caerulescens

Habitat:

I saw a couple of these warblers at the edge of a forest from a trail in northern New Hampshire.

Notes:

A bird of the deep forest, the Black-throated Blue Warbler breeds in the northeastern United States and southeastern Canada. On migration to its Caribbean wintering grounds it can be seen in a variety of habitats, including parks and gardens. (Cornell)

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6 Comments

Tom15
Tom15 7 years ago

Thanks for the nice comments venusflytrap, shebebusynow and jamie.
I'm using the Canon 500mm lens with the 1.4x teleconverter on the Canon 5D Mark 2 body, handheld.
Jamie, glad to hear things did work out for you with the BT Blue this spring. They're great little birds.

jamiewgoodspeed
jamiewgoodspeed 7 years ago

These guys were so annoying to me this year! it seemed like whenever I didn't have my camera they would come three feet away from me! Eventually one did this while I had a camera. Thank goodness it would have been weird to go all spring without a black throated blue warbler photo.

shebebusynow
shebebusynow 7 years ago

Tom, you do a wonderful job with framing and clarity on these bird photos--worthy of a book! What size lens do you use? Do you use a tripod?

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 7 years ago

another fantastic spotting!

Tom15
Tom15 7 years ago

Thanks kd, the warblers are a nice group of little colorful birds that are just coming back from their winter grounds in the south.

kdpicturemaker
kdpicturemaker 7 years ago

A very smart looking bird in those crisp colours. Very nice!

Tom15
Spotted by
Tom15

Randolph, New Hampshire, USA

Spotted on May 13, 2014
Submitted on May 14, 2014

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