This post contains a close up image of a spider. If that kind of thing creeps you out, turn back now.Continue reading “Rabid Wolf Spider”
There are lots of hawks patrolling our neighborhood this time of year. This beauty was perched on a branch about 8′ off the ground on a recent sunny afternoon. You can bet the squirrels and chipmunks that frequent my yard were nowhere to be seen.
My hawk identification skills aren’t great but I’m pretty sure this is a Red-Shouldered Hawk. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to get a look at the markings and coloration on the breast and belly.
This is the same Eastern Grey Squirrel pictured in my post Curious Squirrel.
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.
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”