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325/366 | Posing in the Fall Foliage

November 20, 2020 - As you can see, I'm still recuperating. The medication is really kicking my patootie. Another shot of the Yellow-rumped...
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323/366 | Butter Butt

November 18, 2020 - Still taking it easy from the dental procedure. Today I sat outside enjoying the nice breeze and cooler temperatures. I...
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297/366 | Boude

October 24, 2020 - Photo of 10/23/20 Boude (pronounced 'boo DAY') is a Cajun term meaning "to pout" or "be angry." I noticed with the matu...
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296/366 | The Mafia

October 22, 2020 - The Brown-headed Cowbirds have returned to my yard in huge numbers. Sigh. I say I love all birds, but this species is m...
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294/366 | Sanctuary

October 20, 2020 - I never tire of photographing the Bluebirds. Our yard has become a sanctuary for dozens and dozens of these vividly blue...
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290/366 | Alert

October 16, 2020 - We were blessed to wake up to temps in the low 60s this morning. It enabled me to get my walk in early without sweating,...
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280/366 | House Finch

October 06, 2020 - The House Finches made an appearance in our yard this afternoon. They aren't frequent visitors, so I decided to make thi...
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271/366 | Feisty

September 27, 2020 - Today I hung around the house to do some gardening and weeding. The heat is back and that always zaps my energy, so I en...
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253/366 | Mealworm Time!

September 09, 2020 - We have so many Bluebirds! I counted a dozen at one time and it looked like dozens more at the baseball backstop. Since...
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241/366 | High Alert

August 28, 2020 - We have the sweetest pair of Downy Woodpeckers who live in our neighbor's Chinese tallow tree. This is the first time I'...
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237/366 | Hanging On

August 24, 2020 - This morning I woke up expecting to see wind and rain from tropical storm Marco; however, it was sunny and slightly bree...
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235/366 | Heart Head

August 22, 2020 - This morning around 10:30 I decided the azaleas in front of the house had to go. It took 3 hours to uproot 12 of them. T...
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230/366 | Young'un

August 17, 2020 - Our first known juvenile Red-bellied Woodpecker for 2020. They love suet! This little gal/guy seemed unfazed by my prese...
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223/366 | Scraggly

August 10, 2020 - This young male House Finch looks like he's been in a few fights. Scrappy little fella. 400mm | f/5.6 | ISO 800 | 1/8...
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219/366 | Sometimes You Feel Like A Nut

August 06, 2020 - Anyone remember that jingle for Almond Joy back in the day? Sometimes you feel like a nut, sometimes you don't. It was q...
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216/366 | Vivid

August 03, 2020 - I am one tired puppy. In addition to laundry, I tackled some major areas of my backyard garden: transplanting from pots,...
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209/366 | Lift Off

July 27, 2020 - Mondays are always a challenge when it comes time for this project because it's my designated chore day. Add rain to the...
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208/366 | Teenage Cardinal

July 26, 2020 - This morning I woke early to some heavy showers. It was peaceful sitting in the living room listening to the downpour. D...
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204/366 | Bluer Than Blue

July 22, 2020 - It's so incredibly hot. I know I keep mentioning that in my posts, but it's rough, y'all! Like winter, I sometimes get t...
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201/366 | Immature

July 19, 2020 - Whew doggies, it is HOT. It's getting pretty intense lately. As I sat in my prayer chair, it felt like an inferno. Needl...
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197/366 | Crowded

July 15, 2020 - After my walk and after I cleaned the bathrooms, I put out mealworms, sat in my chair and waited. We have at least a doz...
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194/366 | Ask the Animals

July 12, 2020 - But ask the animals, and they will teach you, or the birds in the sky, and they will tell you; or speak to the earth,...
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193/366 | Missing

July 11, 2020 - On April 20 I documented a female Northern Cardinal with a crossed beak. On June 28, I observed a female Cardinal missin...
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181/366 | Baby Blue

June 29, 2020 - We have had a flurry of juvenile bluebird activity in the yard lately. They are lured by four mealworm feeders and two b...
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172/366 | Eastern Bluebird

June 20, 2020 - Today I was so busy getting the inside and outside of the house ready for company, that I almost neglected to get a phot...
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167/366 | Friendly Competition

June 15, 2020 - My efforts to get crisp shots of the Mississippi Kite failed again. Actually, the shot I had planned for was the Monarch...
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164/366 | House Finch

June 12, 2020 - The House Finches paid us a visit today. I believe this is a young male due to some faint red patches on other shots. Bu...
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157/366 | Red-bellied Woodpecker

June 05, 2020 - This Woodpecker is the easiest to identify, although you might not think the name is appropriate. Rarely showing their u...
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156/366 | Hairy?

June 04, 2020 - The Downy and Hairy Woodpeckers are strikingly similar. Three main differences are the size of the beak, overall bird si...
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153/366 | Blue Jay

June 01, 2020 - The Blue Jay is a frequent visitor to our back yard, but a challenge to shoot. For a fairly large, bossy, and boisterous...
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150/366 | Downy Woodpecker

May 29, 2020 - Put out the suet and they will come. Not only were we blessed with the Downy, the Tufted Titmouse made a couple of cameo...
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143/366 | Mouthful

May 22, 2020 - My prayer corner has not provided me the peaceful experience I had anticipated. First, the baseball games commenced, wit...
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116/366 | Bath Time

April 26, 2020 - Almost every day I clean out the bird bath and afterwards enjoy watching all the different species drinking and bathing.
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111/366 | Special Girl

April 20, 2020 - In between loads of laundry I observed the birds coming to my feeders. This female Northern Cardinal was acting strange.
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110/366 | Starling Darling

April 19, 2020 - Although regarded as pests with a boisterous, noisy presence, these birds possess beautiful colors. The main problem wit...
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109/366 | Chickadee Fledglings

April 18, 2020 - This is probably my last time to see the Carolina Chickadee babies. They will probably fledge (leave the nest) tomorrow...
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Our Bluebird Blessings

April 05, 2019 - Greetings from the Deep South! This is my first post on my site and I am eager to talk about our resident Bluebirds! I'...
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