We have turned a corner winter wise up in Minnesota–I was up and at ‘em early in the morning this weekend and I heard a robin singing on territory in my neighborhood! I took the above photo of an American robin outside of the National Eagle Center in Wabasha on Sunday (that’s roughly 80 [...]
I know they are non native and cause problems, but I do love the look of starlings in winter plumage. This is a bird in my neighborhood resting after a good gorge on hackberries.
These are some redheads bathing and splashing against the sunset at Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center in Port Aransas, TX. I took this particular photo through my spotting scope. The redheads were not at the best sun angle, but with the splashing, I thought it was an arty shot.
It was a huge flock [...]
My non birding New Orleans fun is finished and I’m back in Texas to enjoy some time with friends at the Rio Grande Valley Bird Festival.
I had a brief love affair with a green-winged teal. I don’t normally get the above view of a teal. Generally, they are fleeing from our plane when [...]
I have my first post up over at 10,000 Birds.
When I was at Lake Vadnais last week looking for the long-tailed-duck, I took advantage of the close up trumpeter swans to get some swan shots. Note the swan in the back. I was watching that one and noticed it was a wee bit [...]
This red-belly is a messy eater–check it out, you can even make out the hard tip of its pointy tongue!
How are your digiscoping skills? If you like to do it as much as I do, keep an eye on the Swarovski Optik Facebook page for opportunities to put your photos to use. Their [...]