The cardinals are going through their fall molt now and look a little rough. This one looks like it must have molted early and is mostly back to normal.
I’m not sure if this is a female or an immature bird, but either way it will be gone soon. The long flight to Florida or Mexico will start in a couple weeks and we won’t see them again until next spring. This is one … Continue readingRuby-Throated Hummingbird
The lousy weather lately has made it a little difficult to get out with the camera. I did manage to get another good one of a female cardinal the other day.
This female cardinal was keeping a wary eye on me as it ate at the feeder. They are usually less cautious than the males but this one was being careful. It also had to share with the chickadee flying in from behind.
This young owl came down from its nest in my neighbors yard. It hung around for a while and then made its way off into the timber. It was last seen later in the day, a few feet up on a fallen tree. I really … Continue readingImmature Great Horned Owl
The goldfinches are in full summer color now. It was a beautiful, warm morning and I had seven of these clustered around the feeder.
This is during the light snow we had last week. It will just be a few weeks and these guys will be putting on their bright summer color. Looking forward to it. My best photos are available at Etsy, Fine art America, and Redbubble. Links … Continue readingGoldfinch in last weeks snow