I find it difficult to photograph small birds around my home in Holyrood. They are usually skittish and fly into the woods. Once they disappear into the trees, getting a photo is nearly impossible. Occasionally they will stay still long enough for me to get a photo. I find that if birds are feeding or preening their feathers, they don't pay as much attention and don't fly away so quickly.
I took the above photos during my morning walk in Florida in February 2018. I spotted them flying into the trees ahead of me. I slowed down and got my camera ready. As I inched toward them, I was able to get a few shots before they flew away.
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