We spent some time watching and documenting a Says Phoebe today. They look very similar to a Robin and can easily be misidentified if you see them fly by. I am always prone to getting a bird in flight rather than perched on a tree. So, I sat for awhile waiting and watching this guy … Continue reading Says Phoebe.
We made a quick stop at the lake today and spotted a few American Goldfinch fluttering about the trees. They look great against any background due to their bright yellow color. They do not sit still for long, though, although I was able to get a few images of one getting a quick drink of … Continue reading Goldfinch.
I have been posting a lot of bird photos lately. You can blame my son. Everyday he wants me to take him to the lake to see the usual suspects and hopefully something new. I love it! Each time we arrive, he asks if we will see a new bird and I gladly respond with … Continue reading Crab Apple, Robin + Merganser.
Perched on an old tree we spotted an Osprey and Great Horned Owl. It was a pretty cool site to see both birds that near to each other. We ventured out after dinner a few days ago to do some evening birding instead of the early morning. I am cherishing these moments with my son … Continue reading Osprey, Owl + Meadowlark.
There has been one snowy egret visiting the lake near my home for the past few weeks. Just one. No friends of his, he came solo. It hangs out on the rocks next to the water and lets me get about 10 feet from it, then decides to fly away. I kept trying to get … Continue reading Missed.
I’ve mentioned before that my favorite bird is a Great Blue Heron. My dog and I were able to sneak up on one at the lake nearby. We were hidden by lots of brush and trees near the shore from where it was hanging out. I’ve spent a lot of time and effort training my … Continue reading My Favorite.
Spring time has definitely been showing its face around my side of town. Warmer temperatures, flowers blooming, and lots of birds flying around. Today we explored the lake near our home and saw the usual suspects, except a Great Blue Heron flew over our heads. These are my favorite species of bird. So graceful in … Continue reading Tulips + Ducks.