Tagged: birding

Backyard Songbirds

  • Bushtit
  • Bushtit
  • Chestnut Backed Chickadee
  • Chestnut Backed Chickadee
  • Chestnut Backed Chickadee
  • Dark-Eyed Junco

After all these years of traveling around the country to get the best photographs of backyard songbirds, today I had to go no further than my back porch just south of Seattle, Washington. There is...

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A Cure for the Winter Blues

  • Aleutian Cackling Geese
  • Hooded Merganser
  • American Coot
  • Great Blue Heron
  • Western Gray Squirrel
  • Western Gray Squirrel
  • American Robin
  • Black Capped Chickadee
  • Canada Goose
  • Great Blue Heron
  • Great Blue Heron

Last week I spent an absolutely freezing morning at the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge just outside of the capital city of Olympia, Washington. Located at the mouth of the Nisqually River, which originates far up Mount...

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The Songbirds of Winter

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  • ChestnutBackedChickadee-101
  • ChestnutBackedChickadee-102
  • BlackCappedChickadee-100
  • BlackCappedChickadee-101
  • DarkEyedJunco-100

This morning started off with snow and by noon, the snow had melted and the sun was out resulting in a beautiful bright, cheery day at just above freezing: my kind of weather, and...

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Tricolored Heron in Breeding Plumage

Last month I was in the Big Cypress National Preserve looking for new material forwww.FloridaNaturePhotography.com – particularly birds in breeding plumage when I spotted this amazing tricolored heron on the side of the road. It was in the most resplendent of breeding colors. Bright blue beak and face, deep blood-red eyes, violet and blue-gray plumage, completed with snowy white plumes at the back of its crown. Just gorgeous!

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