Category Archives: birds

Ain’t no rest

“Oh, there ain’t no rest for the wingedFish don’t grow on treesI got no bills to payBut I got mouths to feedFishing has to be done by my mate and meI know I can’t slow downI can’t hold backThough you … Continue reading

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Ducky

While all around them the “hoomans” were enjoying their 4th of July Doo Dah celebrations in the park, this mallard family swam contentedly in the pond. Mr. and Mrs. Mallard kept a watchful eye on Junior who had the tendency … Continue reading

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Muggy Monday

Last week this time it was very warm, sunny and dry. This past weekend was so very much the opposite. In some parts of the Midwest there were severe storms, I believe part of a hurricane is dumping lots of … Continue reading

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Just Ducky

Today I found out that this fine feathered fellow is a male Mallard duck transitioning into eclipse plumage. What the heck is that you say? It means that breeding season and its bright colors are over and now he is … Continue reading

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Photo Bombed by a Cicada

I’m not sure if Cedar Waxwings eat cicadas or not but this bird was not amused by having his portrait session interrupted by one of Brood X. On a positive note, the cicadas are on their last hurrah; more of … Continue reading

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Monochrome Monday Morning

Let’s fly into this new week and give it our best shot or maybe we can just fly off to a nice spot somewhere and take it easy. Whatever is in store for you I hope it’s not a bumpy … Continue reading

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Birding done easy

A good rain slowed the cicadas down a bit so I managed to break free long enough to make this post. But seriously, still struggling to play catch up with things and having to make choices as to who/what goes … Continue reading

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I’ve been…

Away from posting here, obviously, and busy with some things that have been difficult. I just haven’t had it in me to write anything and I didn’t want to just post crud so… I’ve been away. We did go on … Continue reading

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Common Terns – In Color

As mentioned in the previous post, the Common Tern is pretty much a monochromatic bird consisting of just four colors – black, white, grey and red. Yesterday I showcased my artistic editing of them in black and white; today we … Continue reading

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Common Terns

Since last year when everything screeched to a halt, I have gotten very much into bird photography. It got me outdoors with nature and DH, it was entertaining, educational and it was safe. Well, relatively safe if one avoided the … Continue reading

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