Oh, Baby!

Haven’t seen any chicks yet, so had to sift through the archives. Featured, the goslings are trying to keep up. Freshly hatched chicks. Not quite newborns, but young Ibis. (For Bird Weekly Challenge: baby birds)

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Recent Encounters Of The Bird Kind

A robin building her nest, an osprey with his dinner, a goldfinch and a red-bellied woodpecker guarding the nest. For Bird Weekly challenge: birds seen in the past two weeks.

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Change of Scenery

“After the nurse leaves, let’s go for a ride.” For months it been hospital stays and doctor visits that have dictated our outings. Now that the weather has improved, we needed to get out for enjoyment. “Bring the cameras!” We drove cross country, through little towns, and wide open spaces, until we came to the […]

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Birds In Black and White

An angry starling, a beady-eyed grackle, a red-wing blackbird, and a robin for Bird Weekly.

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E-birds

Birds that start with the letter ‘E’ for Bird Weekly Challenge. Featured is an Eastern Kingbird – a summer resident here. The Bald Eagles are regulars, and the odd Great Egret wanders through from time to time.

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Feathers of White

Featured image is two of the locals. The male Goldeneye and Common Merganser look as if they are dressed up in evening attire. A White-breasted nuthatch enjoying a nibble. All for Bird Weekly, this week’s challenge: birds with white feathers.

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Hawk Love

Redtails and Cooper’s Hawk for Bird Weekly: hawks.

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Love in Lockdown

Everything about a cardinal brings such joy to my day. Chickadees remind me of childhood. These happy visitors love to sing along with me when I call their name. My newest love are the Common Redpolls. So delightful. (There are few birds I don’t love, so when Lisa challenged us to showcase our favourites I […]

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Feathered Motion

For Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week Challenge: motion

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‘D’ Bird

Downy Woodpecker, Morning Doves, Mallard Ducks. Bird Weekly challenge: birds that start with letter d.

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