Butt End

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

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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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Hey Red!

For Bird Weekly challenge, sponsored by Our Eyes Open

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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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One Ring Circus

For Bird Weekly: Our choice in colour and black & white.

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The Hunted

For Bird Weekly Photo Challenge: Birds that are hunted or consumed.

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Always In Fashion

“Can you shut that thing off so I can enjoy my meal?” Female Downy woodpecker making her selection. (Featured image is a Black-eyed Junco checking out our deck. Submitted for Bird Weekly challenge: birds with black feathers.)

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