Archive for the ‘Birding’ Category

Painted Bunting Sighting

Monday, September 27th, 2010

cwhitfield has a Painted Bunting sighting.  As gaudily colored as these guys are, it is incredible to me that they can blend into the background at all.  However, I've watched them myself, and with just a little effort they can sink back into the trees and be completely camouflaged.  If ...

Ruby-Throated Hummingbird sighting

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

Absolutely incredible!  davidryan63 keeps the hits coming with this one.  He credits the Nikon for these shots, but he should keep some for himself.  The patience required to snap a hummingbird is not insignificant.  These are just incredible.  As always click on the thumbnail to see the full-size shot.

Mallard Ladies

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

New Sighting and a pretty decent picture (click on the thumbnail at the bottom) of some female Mallard ducks.   I always get a bang out of ducks.  Everything from the noises they make to the way the cruise around in the water to the whistling sound their wings make when ...

Knockout Red-Shouldered Hawk Sighting

Friday, July 30th, 2010

Wish this one was mine.  Spectacular pictures of a Red-Shouldered Hawk from davidryan63's journal over at birdingbirds.  Awesome! Be sure to scroll down and click on the image-thumbnails at the bottom so you can see the full-sized images.  These are some of the best I've seen.  Anybody out there got some ...