Category Archives: Cardinal


  I’ve recently snapped a few bird portraits that I thought I’d share.  These were taken over the last week in my yard.               Enjoy!   Advertisements

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Why must some people be so cruel?

I had a really upsetting thing happen a few days ago while walking near the river. Three twenty-somethings, two men and a woman, were entertaining themselves by throwing huge rocks at a family of ducks. The baby ducks couldn’t fly … Continue reading

Posted in Butterflies, Cardinal, Finches, Flowers, Flycatchers | 6 Comments

A fresh perspective

I decided to change up my routine a bit and head down to the river for my evening walk.  The pathway by the river is a little more open, giving me more light for photographing.  Plus, the mosquitoes have been … Continue reading

Posted in Blackbirds, Cardinal, Gnatcatchers, Thrushes | 7 Comments

Back to the Birds

The past week has been filled with activity–but very little of it was bird related.  I had to travel out of town last weekend for a high school regatta.  Just before I left, I saw the first hummingbird of the … Continue reading

Posted in Birds of Prey, Cardinal, Flycatchers, Hummingbirds | 6 Comments


Last weekend, an American Robin spent a busy couple of days building a nest on our front porch.  It’s up high, by the porch light, on top of a pine cone wreath I have hanging out there.  Our front porch … Continue reading

Posted in Cardinal, Squirrels, Thrushes, Vireo | 4 Comments

Birding close to home

A pair of Black-Capped Chickadees has been busy making a nest in the tiny cavity of this tree.  They’ve been working hard at it.  They were excavating the cavity–one would go in, emerge with a wood chip, and fly away.  … Continue reading

Posted in American Sparrows, Cardinal, Chickadees and Titmice, Chipmunks, Wrens | 8 Comments

Great Birding!

Yesterday was a fantastic day of birding for me.  I was away this past weekend, and right before I left I received my new lens–the Canon 100-400 4.5-5.6.  I was so anxious to play with it, and I finally had … Continue reading

Posted in Cardinal, Ducks, Owls, Rails, Squirrels | 7 Comments