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.
Found this copperhead under a canoe.
Birds from Hagerman NWR
The image was from last year. It was March 21, 2013, when I saw several or should I say hundreds of Cedar Waxwings in my front yard. It was a wonderful time. ISO 800 1/1000 sec at f/5.6 190 mm.
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…
It was east of Ferris, Texas, that we were able to photography a Burrowing Owl, he/she is about 10 inches tall and weighs about 6 ounces. This little guy would allow us photographers to get really close, but he would and could fly, we watched for several hours on Saturday and took Morgan back on…