Wow, what luck! Not one…or two (seen here) but THREE juvenile Barred Owls in Forest Park. We were riding back for the night, nearly finished with our ride when we saw a large bird fly in front of us. Then a second. As we stopped to take photos, a third owl perched right above our […]
“Ok everybody, we need to stay in V-formation!” “You mean like this?” “PERFECT!”
“I bring you all here today to witness my ascension to greatness.” “Frank, you’re a chickadee like both of us. We can ALL fly” “Bob, can you…just…give me this moment?”
Pets on Broadway has some new window paintings. Makes me think of Audrey’s blog “Tweets and Chirps“. I had the sun right behind me while taking the photo but I was able to incorporate this day-star into the scene.
Bewick’s Wren Peep-Peeps. We found this nest so exposed but we had to get a quick photo. After the snap, we quickly covered the nest as it should have been and left it alone as much as possible. It’s so funny to see a nest with live hatchlings, so upclose, and below eye level. I […]
Fallalahlumeengohs. This was probably the first time I’ve been able to snap a pic during daylight hours and no vehicles parked in front of it.
St Francis, hanging with his Murder of crows. It was a wonderful day to walk around downtown Portland for a couple of hours. The air was warm, people were smiling, and the air fragrant with the passing of Winter. This is one of the rare times I’ve wandered an area with the expressed purpose of […]
While taking care of laundry, I noticed some birds in my pile of quarters. Sure, we all know about the American Bald Eagle that has graced the “tails” side of quarts for decades beyond memory, but did you know about the Wild Turkey of Louisiana or Great Blue Heron of Delaware? Photographing shiny objects on […]
We decided to take a long holiday weekend drive over to the painted hills. Neither of us have never been there and as one of the “Seven Wonders” of Oregon, it has been on our minds the last few years. The weather turned out to be absolutely perfect, we saw some very nice scenery, and […]