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.
It was early spring on a wonderful Sunday afternoon, and I was relaxing in my backyard. Most of the trees had not leafed out yet, but the redbuds were blooming. As I sat there taking it all in, I got to wondering about something… so, I asked God a question, “You know God, in my…
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.
Painted Bunting from Quiethill Ranch, Doss, Texas You can download this free pdf of a Painted Bunting to color. PB-coloring-sheet
I photographed this Snowy Egret last summer. I combined 7 images to show this landing technique. 1/1000 sec at f/8.0 ISO 400 400 MM Canon 7D
Drove down to Glenrose at lunch on Sunday for our favorite Bar-B-Q, Hammond’s. Lunch was wonderful, but we were a little sad, no peanut butter pie today. Then off to Glenrose State Park to see what we could see. Driving through the park we didn’t see much wildlife action, I wondered if we were going…