Happy Mother’s Day! Thanks for keeping an eye on the little ones. Blessing for all your hard work.
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….
Birds from Hagerman NWR
Painted Bunting from Quiethill Ranch, Doss, Texas You can download this free pdf of a Painted Bunting to color. PB-coloring-sheet
For the last few years, I have noticed during springtime I see gulls flying north. They fly high overhead, but in the last couple of years there seems to be more of them; or, maybe I have just learned to look for them. I have identified them as Franklin’s gulls. It is amazing that once…
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 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…