© Steve Jones
June 27, 2011
One of the most difficult North American warblers to see — and to see well — is the Connecticut Warbler (Oporornis agilis)
. The gray-hooded bird spends most of its time walking on the forest floor.
Fortunately for forum member Steve Jones, this bird flew up to a branch “or I would have never seen it. I got a few photos off and then it dropped back down in the weeds.” He found the bird on May 20, 2011, at Lawrence Woods State Nature Preserve
in Kenton, Ohio.
Steve used a Nikon D300 and a Sigma 150-500mm OS lens and posted the photo to our U.S. and Canada Gallery
. You can see more of his bird photos here
.Read tips for finding Connecticut, Kentucky, Mourning, and MacGillivray’s Warblers.
Where to look for Connecticut Warbler:
• Belle Isle Park, Detroit, Michigan
• Dunback Meadow, Lexington, Massachusetts
• Kennesaw Mountain, Kennesaw, Georgia
• Scioto Audubon Metro Park, Columbus, Ohio
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