Springtime backyard bird photography including Painted Buntings, Gray Catbirds, American Goldfinches, Northern Cardinals, and cute bunnies :)
Backyard bird photography – Painted Buntings, Brown Thrashers, and first-time visiting White-crowned Sparrows
A morning of backyard bird photography yielded a surprise – my lifer Pine Siskin joined the American Goldfinches at my feeder
Photos from the January 2019 total lunar eclipse taken from our freezing-cold backyard in Central Florida
First of fall Painted Bunting sighting!
Our newest neighbor is a Nanday Parakeet who makes very loud visits to our bird feeders
Painted Bunting photography in my backyard – fun with flight shots! Plus a visiting Gray Catbird
An afternoon in the backyard bird blind yielded Painted Buntings, a Red-bellied Woodpecker, and my dad’s favorite – a Northern Cardinal
Peaceful morning of backyard birding photography with my winter guests – the Painted Buntings!
The Hooded Mergansers are back in town and I photographed them on a cloudy December afternoon
Our fall birds are returning to the backyard. Gray Catbirds, Palm Warblers, and Painted Buntings are here to stay. The American Redstarts are just passing through!
Meet the Ruby-throated Hummingbirds who have made our backyard their home since the passage of Hurricane Irma.
Our winter backyard celebrities are coming back! First of fall Painted Bunting seen today :)
Backyard birding after Hurricane Irma
Summer backyard birding is fun with a visiting Ruby-throated Hummingbird and growing baby Northern Cardinals and House Finches
It’s our country’s birthday! To celebrate, Goldy (our resident feline ornithologist) is issuing a challenge to our blog readers. She wants you to get out and find as many red, white, and blue bird-birds as you can! Some suggestions: Red: Northern Cardinal, Summer Tanager White: White Ibis, Snowy Egret, Great Egret, juvenile Little Blue Heron, American White Pelican, any of the gulls and terns Blue: Blue Jay, Eastern Bluebird, Blue Grosbeak, Barn Swallow, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Purple Martin, Florida Scrub Jay, Little Blue Heron, Tricolored Heron, Indigo Bunting Yes, you can find all those in Central Florida in summertime! So go have fun and enjoy your Fourth of July! :)
Backyard birding update along with a beautiful rainbow photo
Just a quick post this morning…I’m still going through photos from a very productive long weekend! On Friday I went over to my parents’ house. We heard the call of a Great-crested Flycatcher from a neighbor’s tree, so I grabbed my camera and went to investigate. He was sitting out in the open, perched nicely on a branch. Great-crested Flycatchers are common in Florida in the summer but I don’t get many chances to photograph them. What a nice bird!
My Northern Cardinals wish a very special person a very happy birthday today!
Rich cracked me up so hard and I just have to share the joke. Recently I finished editing this image and I took the laptop to him, asking “Can you tell?” His response was priceless. “I don’t know if there was a branch, and I don’t know if there was a bird!” Such are the joys of Photoshop fun. :)