In the crossover states, it is almost impossible to 100% identify which bird you are looking at unless you can get a photo or you are an expert.
We had a Red-Headed Woodpecker living in a tree at the end of our street for 3 years.
Papa Owl was just above sitting on a branch with eyes wide open.
Here is my entry for Granny Shot It’s Bird of the Day (BOTD) challenge. This was day 9 of our vacation and it was our birding day. We saw a lot of birds while on our trip to Yellowstone & Grand Tetons, but none of… Continue Reading “Oct 16 – BOTD – Northern Flicker”
It’s been a while since I featured a bird of the day. Here is my entry for Granny Shot It’s Bird of the Day (BOTD) challenge. You are getting a two-fer today. In the foreground you are seeing the stealthy Great Blue Heron. In the… Continue Reading “Oct 13 – BOTD – Great Blue Heron w/Wood stork”
Here is my entry for Granny Shot It’s Bird of the Day (BOTD) challenge. Entry also for Becky’s Life Of B “Are You Square” October challenge Lines/Squares. Mountain Bluebird sitting on the fence post off the Old Yellowstone Highway in Montana. It was really skittish… Continue Reading “Mountain Bluebird on Fence”
The American Avocet is a large wading bird measuring 16-20 inches with a 27-30 inch wingspan. As observed in this photo, they spend a great deal of time foraging in mud flats and shallow water for crustaceans and insects. Their population seems to be… Continue Reading “Sept 4 – BOTD – American Avocet”
Here is my entry for Granny Shot It’s Bird of the Day (BOTD) challenge. The Snowy Egret is a smaller white egret compared to the Great Egret. It is distinct by its black legs & bright yellow feet. This egret moves with grace when stalking… Continue Reading “Sept 3 – BOTD – Snowy Egret”
Don’t they look cute?
The Limpkin is a perfect example of why the Endangered Species Act needs to stay strong.