Golden Moment

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.

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Feathered Pause

The presence of new birds in the backyard always perks me up, especially when paired with a backdrop of lush Spring green. A bobolink and rose-breasted grosbeak: welcome visitors

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Hawk at River

Caught this fellow, on a blustery winter’s day, sheltered in the brush at the river’s edge. (Linking up with Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: birds)

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Woodpeckers & Co.

Ric had his fifth knee surgery in November, and my health took a nose dive. Now, after two months of doctor’s appointments and ongoing tests, there is a pause. I am ready for rest. Freezing rain set in today, followed by snow, so we are snuggled inside with the dogs and a warm fire. Outside, […]

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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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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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