I was pretty far away from this White Breasted Nuthatch when I took this picture but I like the shadow of the bird and the texture of the Pin Oak bark.
The Carolina Wren is another local favorite of mine. These little birds are curious and fun to watch. I wasn’t close enough to this one to get a tightly cropped image but I sort of like the colors and textures here.
This little Carolina Chickadee graced me with its presence on a sunny day in December. These little birds are one of my favorite locals.
On a warm December afternoon I took a little time to do some bird watching and photography. There were a couple of male cardinals hanging around the yard and I managed to capture this one sitting on the fence.
As I sat in my backyard, photographing birds, this squirrel noticed me. It kept creeping closer and closer, trying to decide if I was a threat.
Late last spring I planted a dogwood in the backyard. By that time the tree had already boomed so I wasn’t really sure what the flowers would look like. All summer I faithfully watered our new tree hoping it would produce flowers this spring. Finally, a week or two ago my care for the tree paid off. It’s in full bloom and the flowers look great. This is a close up of one of the many blooms.
On a hot summer day this Brown Thrasher visited one of the bird baths in my yard.Continue reading “Brown Thrasher”
On a recent Sunday morning I set out to photograph of some of the birds frequenting my backyard feeder. It’s always a slow process that requires a lot of patience.Continue reading “Northern Flicker On The Fence”
Earlier this summer the bumble bees really enjoyed our cone flowers.Continue reading “Bumble”