Autumn Birds.

We sat and watched some Meadowlarks this morning as they were searching for food. Very cool looking birds. We were also visited by a Magpie that came and sat nicely in front of a yellow cottonwood tree. The weather has been very cool. 30’s and 40’s, with a drizzle. It was fun getting outdoors in … Continue reading Autumn Birds.

Late Summer.

As we approach the end of summer, I enjoy the cooler mornings and evenings, the golden light and the birds. We made a short trip to the foothills in pursuit of some wild turkeys. My son and I have had on our radar these ugly yet wonderful looking birds. Luck must have been on our … Continue reading Late Summer.

Bird Favorites.

I was going through some old images of bird images I have taken and I decided to put together some of my favorites. Some of these pictures have some pretty cool stories behind them for me. For instance the eagle pictures were taken as I was hanging out at the lake with my son when … Continue reading Bird Favorites.

Morning at the Lake.

Saturday mornings are wonderful. I think we can all agree. Lately, we have been getting lots of rain and cooler temperatures. We decided to spend our morning at the lake to watch and photograph. Swallows were swarming the lake and a family of geese were making their way through different areas to feed and explore. … Continue reading Morning at the Lake.

Says Phoebe.

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.

Goldfinch.

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.