Tag Archive: bird

Red-bellied Woodpecker

Snowy Egret

Egret‘s are elegant and wonderful birds to observe stalking their aquatic prey.

American Avocet

The American Avocet is such a delicate and graceful looking bird.

Osprey

I just had some fish for dinner and thought of this image. The Osprey is a skilled fisherman and its diet is made up of almost 100% fish. I got to watch this… Continue reading

Cute Factor

I’m posting this one of baby Mute Swan   because it is adorable. A baby swan’s scientific name is cygnet.

Hummingbird

A gorgeous Ruby-throated Hummingbird Male.  

Green Heron and Friend

Green Herons are possibly one of the most striking of their family. A cool fact from Cornell’s All About Birds site is: The Green Heron is one of the few tool-using birds. It… Continue reading

Painted Bunting

The Painted Bunting is always a big hit with birders. How can you resist the amazing colors of this small bird, even his lady has great plumage. My partner and I  got to… Continue reading

Indigo Buntings

Indigo Buntings are one of my favorite birds. They are often confused with the Blue Grosbeak who is quite similar in color and shape but is larger, has reddish arm bars, and a… Continue reading

Orioles

I caught the first glimpse of our returning Baltimore Oriole pair today. They nest and eat in our yard and the tall trees surrounding it all summer. It reminded me of all the… Continue reading