Monday, May 7, 2012

Birding is Fun Wherever You Are

Acorn Woodpecker Madera Canyon 2010
 Birds are around, in the sky, in the air

Common Terns Chatham, MA 2011

Turkey Vulture Tucson, AZ 2010

Bullock's Oriole Coolidge, AZ 2008
With birds on the ground there are birds everywhere. 

Mute Swan Baker's Meadow  Andover, MA 2011
 Birds in the water,

Harris Hawk Vail, AZ 2009
 birds in the trees,

Chipping Sparrow, Concord, MA 2011
 You can see birds wherever you please!

Geese at Owen Bell Park, Killingly, CT  2011
 There are birds at the pond,

Semi-palmated Plover, Revere Beach, MA 2011
 and birds at birds at the beach,

Gila Woodpeckers in my backyard, Corona de Tucson, AZ 2008
 Birds in your yard,

Backyard Bird feeders in Connecticut 2012

Scott's Oriole, Corona de Tucson, AZ 2008
and birds out of reach, 

Great Black-backed Gull, Target Parking lot, Salem, NH  2011
 But sometimes the birds are off at the mall,

And sometimes you only know birds from their calls!

Eastern Bluebird in Park, Andover, MA 2011
 They are down by the river, or off at the park,

Mourning Dove on nest, Tucson, AZ 2008
 Nesting in bushes,

Wood Creeper at Hammonassett S.P., CT 2011
 or climbing up bark!

Pileated woodpecker, Farmington, ME 2011
Birds are nature come close-up to meet, 

Brown Pelican at Lakeside Park in Tucson 2009
 With feathers and beaks and funny bird feet!

Coot Toes 2009 Tucson, AZ

White-breasted Nuthatch at window feeder 2012 MA
 So look out your window of your house or car,

Black-throated Sparrow, Corona de Tucson, AZ 2008
‘cause Birding is Fun wherever you are!

~Kathie Adams Brown (May 3, 2012)

If you liked this poem and these bird photos please come visit me at Kathie's Birds and Kathie's Poet Tree! To see more Arizona birds come visit me at Sycamore Canyon and Sycamore Canyon Birds!


  1. WOW !!! Amazing pictures of a number of birds !

  2. Nice iambic pentameter! Great photos capturing the joy and fun of birding. Thanks for another wonderful post Kathie!

    1. Robert, I was hoping this would make you smile!

  3. This was a lot of fun Kathie, thanks for mending my Monday.
    : )

  4. This awesome post put a big smile on my face. Fabulous "feel good" blog post filled with fantastic bird photographs. Sweet!

    1. Julie, that is a "sweet" comment! Thanks! I am so glad you enjoyed it!

  5. Great post, Kathie! Coot toes - hilarious!

    1. Kathryn, I am so happy you came over here and read this! I can just hear you laughing!

  6. Love it! Going to make a poster to hang in my room. :D