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Cardinal - Uncropped

Almost all of the photos that you see on this blog have been cropped, sometimes drastically, so that their main focus, birds small and not so small, are not lost in their surroundings. 82 more words


Winter, Winter Go Away

I love Texas. Don’t get me wrong. I was born, bred and raised here and have spent most of my life in the Lone Star State. 487 more words

Birds And Birding

The chase is on!

We’re still in the grips of winter with far below average temperatures.

While the February average is in the high 30’s here in Chicagoland, we’re still experiencing bone-chilling minus-zero air temperatures with wind chills in the -20’s. 285 more words

Bird Watching

Back Yard Bird Watching - Finches

As I look at another visitor to the back yard bird feeders – finches – I have to say these little birds are probably the most often seen birds at our feeders.   532 more words

American Goldfinch

Quigley (House Finch)

Quigley continued to try and improve his smile.  Deep down he knew that he would always be mistaken for a younger Christoper Walken or Wilhem Dafoe.

Stepping Into the Digital Darkroom - I'm Nowhere Near Fin(i)ched

I am still buried under what is an incredible number of images to work after my weekend at Butch Ramirez’s Rocking R6 Ranch.  And I can’t wipe the silly grin off of my face.   377 more words