Tag Archives: winter

Focus on Yard Birds

When I started birdwatching, my photos were almost exclusively shots of birds on feeders in my yard. When I began to venture out for birding at places away from home, I gradually got better at taking photos of birds in … Continue reading

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H2O on My Mind…and My Floor

Water. It sustains life. Literally, we cannot live without it. It’s precious. But it can also be a real pain in the backside, especially in the winter. In the past several weeks, during a period of very cold temperatures, water … Continue reading

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Nature Photo Journal

Just wanted to share a few photos from our nature walks this weekend. Winter hasn’t released its grip on us entirely yet, but things are getting better. And a bit of fresh air and exercise always helps improve my mood, … Continue reading

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Yank Yank!

The Nuthatch Patrol are sounding their “yank yank!” alarm as I trudge through the silent woodland, knee-deep in drifts of heavy, wet snow. Red-bellied woodpeckers bicker high up in the naked oak tree. A lone gull flies overhead, like a … Continue reading

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