Tag: goldfinch

Subdued

I’ve said this before – I am an amateur photographer and a newbie “birder.” Sometimes I evaluate my projects against a standard that I’m trying to reach, rather than for what I actually see before me. Today, I headed out to see what was… Continue Reading “Subdued”

Dine-In or Carry-Out

Before I started to create this post, I had to find out where I stood in the greater scheme of things – wild bird related things, that is. At Wikapedia I read that “Over 55 million Americans over the age of 16 feed wild… Continue Reading “Dine-In or Carry-Out”

Serenity

Because I am usually trying to display a bird’s unique characteristics, I usually crop photos to present just the bird. In reality, the bird is a tiny bit of information in the middle of the photo because typically I have to maintain my distance… Continue Reading “Serenity”

And….Action!

A few days ago, Robert and I set up a new bird feeding station out in the north end of the Pond Meadow. I have feeders on my back patio that support some of the more common species like Goldfinches, House Finches, an occasional… Continue Reading “And….Action!”

Gold Is Always In Season

Yesterday I gingerly opened my office door to the patio. There were birds on the feeders, and I hoped to catch them. Alas, they flew off. I knew the routine. They would come back if I was patient and remained still. It worked. A… Continue Reading “Gold Is Always In Season”