Cardinal Joy

Five male cardinals greeted me this morning. Vivid splashes of red against the grey backdrop of Winter. Always a delight.

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Mucking About

The original photograph was dull – a cloud of crows dispersing at my interruption – and I almost tossed it, till I saw an hint of possibility. Played with the colours, added filters to give it a painted finish and found a graphic of a man holding a camera. Et voilĂ , my dull birding photo […]

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Birds and Bokeh

For Nancy Merrill’s A Photo A Week Challenge: bokeh.

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Taking a Breather

Between the hospital where Ric is doing rehab and our home – a forty minute drive – is a conservation area, a perfect place to stop and and breath in nature. The heron has the right idea. Take a moment. Be still. (Lens-Artist’s challenge this week is getting away.)

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Black & White & Feathers

For Lens-artists Photo Challenge: black and white. Featured image is an Osprey in flight. A heavy browed crow and two goldfinches above.

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The Regulars

Young sparrow and mom, Mourning doves, a goldfinch, and Baltimore oriole for Bird Weekly’s challenge: common birds for the season.

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Hawk and Heron

(For Bird Weekly challenge: ‘H’ birds.)

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