Busy Boy

According to the All About Birds website the Blue Gray Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea) “makes itself known by its soft but insistent calls and its constant motion”. Now add in the fact that it prefers dense foliage and you’ll begin to understand why I am delighted to have captured a decent shot of this energetic bundle.

If you look closely you can see the hint of a dark eyebrow, meaning this little male is preparing for mating season.

In case you were wondering, this is what most of my photos of him from that day looked like:

Buh Bye!

Categories: Nature Notes


  1. Seeing this “bundle” brings a smile to my face

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