Sunday, September 11, 2011

Some random photos from my recent birding

Black-capped Chickadee - photographed from my make-shift backyard bird blind.
Lesser Goldfinch lookin' pretty in the evening light
Downy Woodpecker - male - doing what woodpeckers do best
Seeing my life Pine Grosbeak during our recent family campout - my Annie by my side and Kyle in the background - Photo by my lovely bride, Jessica.
Swainson's Hawk framed by power lines.  This particular Swainson's Hawk has spent the summer with me...always somewhere near my patch.  Occasionally a dark morph will be around too.

7 comments:

  1. Terrific photos of beautiful birds ... and children! Very nice!

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  2. A great collection of birds. Very nice to have the family involved in birding.

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  3. ...cute little Downy shot! Looks like he's been busy!

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  4. Great photos! The birds look so close. I especially like that hawk!

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  5. Thanks for the nice comments everyone!

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  6. I love that last shot. So nice to frame the hawk like that. :)

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