Tag: wild bird photography

Coming Out Of The Thicket

This bird is called a Common Yellowthroat. It’s a warbler. I don’t know why they leave that designation off in the official name (after all the Palm Warbler, Nashville Warbler, Magnolia Warbler as well around 40 more North American warbler species have warbler in… Continue Reading “Coming Out Of The Thicket”

Blue, BLue, Blue

Any day I get the opportunity to go outdoors and have a look-see, I check on nest box #15 on the east side of Sham’s Paddock. It’s the only box where I’ve seen Bluebird action this Spring. I’m curious about when they may make… Continue Reading “Blue, BLue, Blue”

Can’t Win ‘Em All

The tongue-beak dexterity of this female Northern Cardinal is quite impressive. Birds that crack open seeds and nuts have a very well developed tongue. I know this from having parrots as pets. A parrot’s tongue is a powerful muscle. It feels more like a… Continue Reading “Can’t Win ‘Em All”

Low Light Loveliness

In the past week, the wind has blown over twenty-five miles per hour for over twenty-four hours in a row. The rain has poured from the sky. Thunder boomed. Lightening filled the darkness with flashes of brilliance which – through one of the miracles… Continue Reading “Low Light Loveliness”

Rear Window

In the 1954 Alfred Hitchcock movie, Rear Window, Jimmy Stewart plays a photojournalist who recently broke his leg. To alleviate his boredom while confined to a wheelchair, he takes up peering out of his back window at his neighbors. When we first built our… Continue Reading “Rear Window”

Two Is Better Than One

This post is part of a continuing saga of the Butterball Road Kill (aka Turkey Lure) which is my attempt to capture good quality images of American Crows and the local Hawks in my area. It took a couple of days, but we did… Continue Reading “Two Is Better Than One”

Can We Expect You?

While I was sitting at my desk, a Northern Mockingbird landed on the lights that I have strung across my office patio. I had never seen that before. I have observed Mockingbirds in nearly every corner of the property. During the summer season, they… Continue Reading “Can We Expect You?”

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”