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”
The James River near Richmond, Virginia is home to a fairly large number of Double-Crested Cormorants. It’s pretty common to spot them sunning on rocks or swimming in the water.
Great Blue Herons are such a common sight along the banks of the James River in Richmond, Virginia. They really are part of the river itself. In fact when I don’t see any it feels like something is wrong. Continue reading “Great Blue In Flight”
Floating past a log in the the middle of the James River, I noticed this immature Green Heron. At first I thought it was funny the heron wasn’t perched on the end of the log waiting for a small fish to swim by.
Great Blue Herons seem to get all the attention. Probably because they are so large and conspicuous. Green Heron’s are not nearly as easy to spot and I would guess most non-birders probably couldn’t identify them on sight.
A Great Blue Heron was flying up the Rivanna River as friends and I were floating the down it. Continue reading “Watching Over The River”
This is the same Osprey I photographed and featured on the blog a few months ago under the title “Osprey Hovering In Flight“. It was much closer when I took this picture, revealing much more detail. Please click the image to see a larger version of it.