Category Archives: Sparrows


  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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Season of Gray

There is a lot I love about Michigan, but the number of gray days in the winter is not on the list.  I can handle the cold and the snow, but a bright sunny day makes a world of difference.  … Continue reading

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White-throated Sparrow

I love the White-throated Sparrow.  We see them during migration, and I always look forward to it.  They are not hard to spot, and will often get quite close, allowing good pictures.  My favorite is the more boldly marked white-striped … Continue reading

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Sick days

I’ve been battling a wicked cold for two weeks now.  I’ve been trying to get outside whenever I can, but I’ve been so tired it hasn’t happened much.  So before my next nap, I’m popping in to share a few … Continue reading

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August is a very good month

So many beautiful wildflowers are blooming right now.  They are attracting all kinds of birds, butterflies, and bees.  I’m very happy with a few of the photos I took yesterday as I was walking along the river.   I caught … Continue reading

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Shore birds

I love my annual beach vacations and I always look forward to seeing shore birds that I don’t see at home.  I’m in New Jersey this week, and the salt marshes near us are home to many birds.  I believe … Continue reading

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A fabulous 4th of July weekend.

Nothing like a three day weekend!  We’re getting a thunderstorm right now, but the long weekend was fabulous.  I spent most of the day Friday taking pictures and I have lots to share.     These little Warbling Vireos are … Continue reading

Posted in Blackbirds, Butterflies, Chipmunks, Flycatchers, Gnatcatchers, Sparrows, Squirrels, Vireo, Waxwings, Wrens | 6 Comments