It’s springtime, and love is in the air, even for the mallards. This pair idled by, and while I tend not to photograph mallards, I bowed to their insistence. Don’t fall for his apparent devotion, as soon as she gives birth, he’ll be off and other males will impose themselves on her, at risk to […]
I follow roads, looping along the river’s banks. Back roads leading to special places frequented by my camera’s favourite subjects: birds. Which road beckons today?Shall I wander where the Yellow Legs wadeor chase the elusive Kingfisher?Every path an adventureevery sighting a gift Which road beckons today?March routes find robinsand the frisky antics of mergansers,Summer, I’ll […]
Our multiple bird feeders provide viewing pleasure for us indoor voyeurs, and they attract a number of predators – also interesting, but perhaps not for the little ones. Apart from the hawks, we have recently spotted a fox wandering through. Haven’t been able to capture a photo yet.
Golden eagles migrate through here in October/ November. Spotting them is rare, but when I turned the corner and came upon this scene, I knew this bird was not a local. Sorry about the quality. I daren’t roll down the window for fear he would flee, which he did when another car came by.