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New works.

These are a few new watercolors currently hanging at the Rockfish Valley Community Center (until early September). They are all on the smallish side and priced between $90 – 125. 60 more words


What's Up?...

Summer Heat

Sometimes tempers flare up within the members of the flock…I’m not talking about any religious matters by the way, I’m referring to the Mourning Dove’s flock. 100 more words


Really, he's not sad!

My daughter calls them Morning Doves because, “they always sing in the morning daddy!” It’s hard to disagree while looking into her big brown eyes but, Mourning Doves are thus named because of the male’s mournful call. 44 more words


What's Up?

We are going through a Summer with high temperatures and high humidity. A week like that ends and it follows a week of daily rains and storms. 157 more words

Birds Photography

My Visitor: Mourning Dove

Mourning Dove

The Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) is a member of the dove family, Columbidae. The bird is also known as the American mourning dove or the rain dove, and erroneously as the turtle dove, and was once known as the Carolina pigeon or Carolina turtledove.  111 more words


Tame Watchfulness

Tame little Mourning Dove let me get close but kept a careful eye on me.

Perched in an apple tree in Vogansville.

Some Regular Bird Visitors

The following birds are regular visitors to our backyard, and here are some shots of them near the bird feeder.

This year a band of Blue Jays have come swarming in our neighborhood. 181 more words