Tag: Bird of the Day – BOTD – Granny Shot It

Nov. 10 – BOTD – Meadowlark

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.

Nov. 3 – BOTD – Red-Headed Woodpecker

We had a Red-Headed Woodpecker living in a tree at the end of our street for 3 years.

Oct 19 – BOTD – Great Horned Owl

Papa Owl was just above sitting on a branch with eyes wide open.

Oct 16 – BOTD – Northern Flicker

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…

Oct 13 – BOTD – Great Blue Heron w/Wood stork

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…

Mountain Bluebird on Fence

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…

Sept 4 – BOTD – American Avocet

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…

Sept 3 – BOTD – Snowy Egret

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…

August 31 – BOTD – Domestic Goose

Don’t they look cute?

August 30 – BOTD – Limpkin

The Limpkin is a perfect example of why the Endangered Species Act needs to stay strong.

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