Finally saw the moon

All the rainy and cloudy weather lately has kept the moon hidden. Last night was finally clear enough to get a good shot of this not quite full moon.

Busy Bunnies

These guys have been busy all around the yard lately. Every time I look out there are three or four out there. It won’t be long and they will be joined by their babies.

February Sunrise

Finally got a chance at a decent sunrise on Friday. It was taken on the west side of Springfield on my way to work.

February Sunrise

Finally after all the days of gloomy weather! Starting February with a beautiful sunrise.

Red Bellied Woodpecker

There are a lot of these around but they are kind of shy. I looked up some information about them and found out the oldest known red bellied was over 12 years old. I had no idea birds lived that long.

Three in a Row

This is the third titmouse photo in a row, but they are fun to photograph. They have become one of my favorite birds. Almost always around the feeders, they fly in and out and jump around constantly.

Tufted Titmouse

Another picture of a tufted titmouse. They are busy birds and are around all the time. They are hard to photograph though since they are constantly on the move like most small birds. The lousy weather lately has made it hard to get out with … Continue readingTufted Titmouse

Tufted Titmouse in November

The clouds cleared out for part of the day today and I managed a little time watching the birds at the feeder. The goldfinches and black capped chickadees were around but this tufted titmouse gave me the best opportunity for a picture.

Halloween is Approaching

Halloween is approaching and the days are getting short. In the fall the trees aren’t the only things that get colorful. The sunsets always seem to show off this time of year. The cloudy days that end with the sun making a late appearance seem … Continue readingHalloween is Approaching

Beanfield Sunrise

The sun rising over a field of soybeans that are ready for harvest.