Tag Archives: Birding

Raptor Day

We enjoyed a terrific birding day the other day. We’re happy if we see one bird of prey in a day. On this day we saw five, and three different species. Best of all some of them allowed us to … Continue reading

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Back to Birding

Raising a child is time consuming. Since Hannah was born, Shey and I have focused entirely on her and not so much on our hobbies. Well, Hannah is getting older (2mos+) and it’s time she understands what her parents are … Continue reading

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Wild Bird Wednesday and some Lifers

In birding there are plenty of birds you “know about” but have never seen. When you finally see it in person, it’s a “lifer.” Not all of these below are lifers, but still beautiful birds. Sandhill Crane (Lifer) Northern Flicker … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Reward

This week’s Photo Challenge is: Reward. This can be interpreted many ways. Lately, I have personally received a lot of reward and today, I’m offering pictures of it. You see, “birding” might be considered something “easy” that retirees and pensioners … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Symmetry

This week’s photo challenge is: Symmetry. I think the word for symmetry should be symmetrical, like “radar.” Oh well, Here are my pics answering the challenge. Barn Swallows Neotropic Cormorants (Galveston, TX) Roseate Spoonbills (Galveston, TX) Eastern Phoebes European Starlings … Continue reading

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Finally Got An Osprey!

Shey and I have seen plenty of Ospreys in the past, but until recently, we’ve never gotten a good pic of one. They usually soar past and behind the trees before we get a good focus.  While hiking the other … Continue reading

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Scenes from Granger Lake

Granger Lake is a wonderful place with a great array of wildlife areas and many different scenes of life to photograph. We had a lovely day there.

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Happy Bird Day

The day in Balcones Canyonlands Wildlife Refuge started cold and and dark. In Texas, we don’t ever expect it to get that cold, though it does often enough. But with the prospect of getting pics of new and interesting birds, … Continue reading

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Birds of Corpus Christi

Great Blue Heron with fish …And swallowing it whole…yes, he did! Black Skimmers Roseatte Spoonbill Black and /white Stilt

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Birds Watching the Birdwatcher

Birdwatchers aren’t the only ones watching. Sometimes birds watch back Carolina Wren Dove Barred Owl Cardinal Mockingbrid

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