It was Friday morning, getting ready for the day. Oh, I forgot to fill the bird feeder with black sunflowers seeds. I better do that. There I was pouring seeds into my bird feeder when I spotted a Mississippi kite perched in the dead honey locust tree that is located at the corner of my house. The kite is about 30 feet from the ground watching me, I slowly went into the house to retrieve my camera and back out the door. Hoping that the kite was still there. It was a wonderful surprise to have the kite in my backyard to pose for several photos. Then in an instant, the kite caught the wind and was gone. I spotted two more soaring in the sky above the house for a total of three Mississippi kites for the morning.
Always carry your camera and this is why. I spotted this Red-Shouldered Hawk from across the freeway. I almost went on home, because I was thinking that the hawk would fly away before I got over there. But, I decided to go for it. The hawk allowed me to take several shots before lift off….
The other day I was enjoying watching the ruby-throated hummingbirds fly around the backyard. Currently I have six hummingbird feeders up and going for the fall migration. There must have been 3 or 4 hummers fighting for the feeder closest to the desert willow. I was listening to the hummers making their little chatter. Suddenly…
Best wishes to all. I photography this dove this spring at the Greenery in Waxahachie, TX
Painted Bunting from Quiethill Ranch, Doss, Texas You can download this free pdf of a Painted Bunting to color. PB-coloring-sheet
It was a warm summer evening, no it was not, and it was hot and muggy. I decided to do some yard work, but that did not happen. As soon as I stepped into the backyard, it started to sprinkle, not much, but enough to make me take pause for a moment. I heard the…