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This Week in Sunflowers

This week in sunflowers… and other yellow things. Diverse native bees, including the sunflower bee (Svastra, I think: the males have unusually long antennae) are buzzing and feeding in the sunflowers, and a few goldfinches have come for seeds but fly too fast from me when I come out with the camera. 588 more words

Photography today, no card

I do believe it says somewhere that I am a photographer, and that this blog is about creative endeavors. Well, photography is creative, I think. 641 more words

Montrose Point, August 12, 2017

We had a warm, sunny day at Montrose Point. Beautiful conditions.  We arrived at a non-peak time, we usually do. Very many starlings, House Sparrows, and female R-W Blackbirds were out. 83 more words


Here’s an American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) getting photobombed by a like bird.


Makes a Good Perch Anyway

Not quite grasping the reason for this water feature, the cement birds make a good perch, as this juvenile American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) will attest!


WPC: Elemental - Flower Bed

The Daily Post’s photo challenge theme is ‘Elemental.’ We saw this goldfinch sitting on a dying cone flower bent by a gentle wind in front of a huge leaf still wet from the morning dew under a fiery Sun! 21 more words