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
An Ash-throated Flycatcher, several kinds of sparrows, and a Painted Bunting posed for my camera at Lust Road
First of fall Painted Bunting sighting!
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!
Beautiful January morning of photography at the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive, where Painted Buntings and Northern Harriers charmed my lens and the Pied-billed Grebes are already courting
Fantastic photography at the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive (LAWD) on a sunny winter morning. Ash-throated Flycatcher, Vermilion Flycatcher, Horned Grebe, and more!
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!
Our winter backyard celebrities are coming back! First of fall Painted Bunting seen today :)
A cold front blew in migrant birds to Fort De Soto yesterday – lots of Bay-breasted Warblers, Indigo Buntings, tanagers, grosbeaks, and more!
I started to notice something funny in my backyard…all the birds like to pose on finials!
Fun photos of visitors at our backyard bird feeders – Painted Buntings galore :)
Painted Bunting portraits from my backyard
Backyard birding is best in early April – Ruby-throated Hummingbirds, warblers, Painted Buntings, a juvenile dove (already!), and a hilarious Brown Thrasher photobomb!
My first of spring Cedar Waxwings have shown up in the backyard, along with more beautiful Painted Buntings and American Goldfinches
Happiness is… …watching the American Goldfinches turn yellow and play in your flowers :) … seeing the female Indigo Bunting from last weekend – she stuck around! … finally snapping a picture of the elusive Prairie Warbler who has been mocking you for the past three mornings, and as a bonus, getting to hear him sing! … watching the cardinals take a bath in the birdbath that you cleaned for them yesterday (it’s always nice when they appreciate your efforts!) … admiring the colors as your goldfinch poses in the shade while the background behind him is alight with color. …watching the Painted Bunting hop out onto the “waiting perch” as he considers a flight to the feeder. …laughing at the Palm Warbler as he finds every mealworm you’ve dropped under the feeder… …listening to the happy calls of the American Goldfinches as they circle your yard. “Baby!” “Potato chip!” …saying hello to the Brown Thrasher and realizing that since the pair of them have stopped visiting together, his mate must be busy sitting on eggs at a nest nearby. … laughing at the Red-winged Blackbirds who are so certain that they are missing something because they can’t get into the […]
Backyard birding paradise – Painted Buntings and goldfinches! I filled my memory card and exhausted my camera battery. Bonus Indigot Bunting!