Tag Archives: Wild Bird Wednesday

Wild Bird Wednesday: Dark-Eyed Junco

After moving to the area, I was told Dark-Eyed Juncos are common here. I grew up seeing them every winter, but hadn’t seen one in decades. I was excited to see them again. Years passed and not one sighting! Finally … 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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The Lovely Birds

Shey and I have been out birding with a vengeance lately. We stayed shut in at home for awhile, and we’re missing the outdoors. So we’re back at it and finding many lovely birds. Carolina Chickadee Yellow-Rumped Warbler Eastern Bluebird

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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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Wild Bird Wednesday: Painted Buntings!

Yes, the Painted Bunting… –Or– Hapless avian trapped in paint store. News at 11:00! –Or– Local wildlife threatened by industrial accident at M&M factory! –Or– Innocent bird victimized by artist, Leroy Neiman! And lets not forget the ladies… _________________________________ More … Continue reading

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Wild Bird Wednesday!

Ash-Throated Flycatcher Loggerhead Shrike Red-Shouldered Hawk (Under attack by a remorseless foe)

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Wild Bird Wednesday

Even before Shey and I were formally “birding,” we were birding. Going back through some old pics from Corpus Christi, I found pics of relatively common birds for the area, but they’re still very interesting to me. Ruddy Turnstone Franklin’s … Continue reading

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