Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Rufous-capped Warbler! YippEE!

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Rufous-capped warbler seen today at 11:16 a.m. MST.  It was seen at the Florida Canyon above the dam working its way up steam crossing back and forth across the creek.  It was traveling with a Ruby-crowned Kinglet and was seen by Kathie Brown and Jeff and Dawn Fine and 1 other couple.  More photos and story to follow!

All photos taken by Kathie Brown with the Nikon D80 set in sports mode and the 70-300mm lens.

 

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You get the picture!

18 comments:

Wren said...

w00t! You rock, Kathie. Great bird, great photos.

Avimor Birder said...

What a great find and great pictures too!

Abe Lincoln said...

Wow. What a magnificent bird. The color is stunning.

Lynne at Hasty Brook said...

Yahoo Kathie!! What a gorgeous bird.

KatNell said...

Wow, now that is a rare treasurer! Beautiful bird.

forestal said...

wow, what a great looking bird. congrats and great photos

dan

sweet bay said...

What a beautiful warbler!

BIRDINGDUDE said...

Excellent find! Nice photos of a great bird. Lucky ducks Jeff and Dawn :)

Mark said...

great shots beautiful birds.

Gaelyn said...

That little warbler is so colorful with its bright yellow chest. Nice captures once again Kathie.

Roy said...

Beautiful colouring on the Warbler Kathie.
Quite a fine.

Warren and Lisa Strobel said...

Yahoo! That is one gorgeous bird!

Larry said...

Congratulations! I just got through reading about it on Dawn and jeff's blog.Fantastic photos of a great bird!

janet said...

Jealous! My husband and I will be in the Tucson area the last weekend in March...I'm pretty sure we'll be visiting this area & hope to find this incredibly beautiful bird...just love your photos!

Beth Niquette said...

These photos are stunning and I love that last photo! Your work reminds me of a very good photographer, Abe Lincoln. That is one of the biggest compliments I can give.

That, and these photos fill my eyes.

Kathiesbirds said...

Wren, it was so exciting and I still hope to post the story!

Avimor, thank you!

Abe, thanks! That bird is so colorful.

Lynne, oh what fun we had!

Kathryn, perhaps it will still be here when you come!

forestal, gaelyn, birdingdude, Mark, sweetbay, Roy, birding couple, thank you, thank you, thank you!

Larry, this was a real treat for me and what a time we had finding it!

Janet, I hope to post a story about how we found it because it was not easy. Then perhaps it will help you to find it. Good luck!

Beth Niquette, why thank you very much! I am well aquainted with Abe's photography and he is magnificent. I consider it an honor to even be mentioned with him. You move me when you say these photos fill your eyes. That is so poetic. I feel humbled by this compliment. Thank you.

dAwN said...

OH that was soooo much fun!!! I love looking at these photos over and over!

Kathiesbirds said...

Well Dawn, if you like these photos wait until you see what's coming next! The whole story will post on wednesday with more photos!!