Brown is the New Black

For Bird Weekly challenge: birds with brown feathers. Featured is a Chipping Sparrow

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Butt End

A Dark-eyed junco and a Downy woodpecker for Bird Weekly’s challenge.

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A Closer Look

(For Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: It’s a Small World. Note: I do not have micro or macro capacity, so I have to settle for zooming in where possible.)

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We All Start With ‘C’

A cardinal, Common merganser, covy of Common redpoll, a chickadee. For Bird Weekly’s challenge: birds that start with ‘c’.

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Wing Envy

Bird Weekly challenge is to post photos of birds with long wingspans. Our larger birds have flown south for the winter, but the birds of prey remain, and of course, the Canada geese.

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Cooper’s Hawk

A flurry of scurrying birds draws my attention outside. The feeders are empty meaning someone or something has invaded our sanctuary. A bird of prey. I catch it landing on a neighbour’s tree but it’s too far away to identify. I return to my task, half watching for the return of the many birds that […]

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In Water and Snow

For Bird Weekly challenge: birds in or near the water or snow.

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B… B… B… Birds

Barn swallows, Blue Jay, and Bald Eagle for Bird Weekly challenge: Birds that start with the letter B

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