Category: Images

Sing Me A Song

The Song Sparrow, a native species appears to be a plain, little brown bird. But, they are more than their boring appearance. Yesterday, a bird landed on the fence near the roses in my little garden. It was very nondescript. But, then it tilted…

Nest Building Tree Swallows

At the end of April, a Tree Swallow pair arrived, began building a nest in the office yard center nest box, then abandoned it due to House Sparrow issues. I am fairly certain that same pair is the one that set up residence in…

Hope Floats

Each spring, well before the temperature is averaging 65 degrees during the day, something I refer to as “hope” happens in my patio pond.  At first, I only catch a glimpse of it when the sunlight hits the water just right.  Then, day by…

Close Your Eyes

It’s hard enough to catch a hummingbird on film. They seem to exist in their own time and space continuum. But, I was able to catch a female Ruby Throated hummingbird, with her eyes shut! Super special.

Little Jewels of Joy

The Hummingbirds returned on May first. That was nice. It was my birthday! Great gift. We are dedicated to supporting the hummers, because, well, we just really enjoy them. I have a small feeder on the window of my office door which I can…

Refraction

refraction [ ri-frak-shuh n ] noun Physics. the change of direction of a ray of light, sound, heat, or the like, in passing obliquely from one medium into another in which its wave velocity is different. I captured a male, Ruby-throated Hummingbird at a feeder,…

Kids Helping Their Parents?

The sun finally peered out after many days of gloom and rain, so I set out to take a few shots of the front yard nest box.  There was a cold wind from the north and I hoped I would be able to endure…

Gotta Love A Goldfinch

The Glint In Their Eyes

It’s been dreary and overcast for many days in a row. But, yesterday the sun came out. I took the opportunity to capture a few good photos of the wild birds that visit my yard. The Eastern Bluebird couple that has been making a…

Bluebirds – New Couple?

For nearly two weeks, the Bluebird pair has been working diligently on selecting and building a nest in the white birch nest box on the south fence. You can see more on this activity here. Curiously, when I was filming the Purple Martins on…