I really like these colors from last night. We went and watched the Mergansers for awhile ¬†at the lake nearby after dinner. We finally had a break from the rain and storms that have been moving through our side of town each afternoon. We really like watching the male and female Mergansers as they are … Continue reading Colors.

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.


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.

Tulips + Ducks.

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.

Wood Duck.

This morning, my son and I were able to get up close and personal with a wood duck. There is a pond near our home, which is home to about 5 groups of wood ducks. Today they were out of the water, which is pretty cool to see. My son really enjoys seeing them and … Continue reading Wood Duck.