Tag: Eastern Kingbird

The Special Acre

When Robert and I first visited the property on which we have now lived for over twenty years, we were standing in the driveway with the realtor who gestured to the land across the street. “That acre over there also belongs to this property,”… Continue Reading “The Special Acre”

Show Me Your Good Side

This is an Eastern Kingbird. It’s a flycatcher species. Quite often I encounter them perched on a fence wire where they initiate their hunt by spotting an insect to nab for lunch. Once in the cross hairs, the bird drops to the ground to… Continue Reading “Show Me Your Good Side”

Sweltering

It was pretty hot and humid when I decided to sneak out between pop-up thunder storms that were moving through the area. I was surprised to view the photos of several birds that I took because they were all panting from the heat. Barn… Continue Reading “Sweltering”

Welcome Back, King!

I’ve been waiting to see the first Kingbird of the season. I love, love, love these birds. On Saturday, I saw my first. It was in our front yard perched on the top of our mini-van luggage rack, of all places! I didn’t get… Continue Reading “Welcome Back, King!”