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House Finch

Again, I didn’t get the best picture but at least I got one of a house finch. This week I’ve missed shots of a red-bellied woodpecker, a red-tailed hawk, and a gull. 25 more words


BIF (Birds in Flight) Attempts

For a photographer, taking pictures of birds in flight (BIF) is probably the ultimate challenge. Birds fly very fast, they won’t wait for you, and you have little control on such matters as lighting and angles. 70 more words


First House Finch Song - 2015


Wow – I was starting to worry the house finches were taking this year off from mating season! Every year, I ponder what the factors affect how early I hear them start singing their mating song. 273 more words

Birds And Wildlife

House Finch

I have been experimenting with photographing small birds in flight, and hoping to capture that perfect freeze image with no blur in the wings. Still, I like some of the blurred wing motion shots, like of this little house finch. 30 more words

Best Bird Photos of Jan. 2015

I’ve been practicing taking photos with my new Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L ID II USM lens!  I have a lot of practicing still to do, of course.  105 more words

North America

Snow Storm - Ending

That monster snow storm that everyone was talking about over the past few days shifted east and spared our area. There were only a few inches of snow when I woke up this morning and by noon it was over. 92 more words