Be it voles, squirrels, or birds at the feeder, this predator is looking for food, and as far as his potential prey is concerned, he is up to no good. #hawk #bird #birdfeeder
Tag Archives: Bird
An avian equivalent of a bad hair day. If the answer really is “blowing in the wind,” this bird must have really hated the question. #anhinga #wind #badhairday #bird
One Good Tern Deserves Another
Yucky gray days are a great time to reminisce of brighter times in happy places. We were on a dolphin watching tour with Michael Poole in the lagoon around Moorea when these two terns landed on the railing and began to watch the tourists. They were probably hoping for a handout. Had we been fishing,Continue reading “One Good Tern Deserves Another”
Good Night Heron
We found this black-crowned night heron during our walk at the Circle B Bar Nature Preserve. We had not seen one this year, so now it is # 117 on our annual bird list. YAY! #blackcrownednightheron #Circlebbarpreserve #birdlist
Birdie in the Window
Not long ago we were at Anna Maria Island, and this bird silhouette in the window added its charm to the sunset. Though the “bird” was inside the window, it was quiet and left no messes behind, unlike the pigeons on the electrical lines above our parking spot at a nearby restaurant. #bird #sunset #pigeonsContinue reading “Birdie in the Window”
Watcher in the Woods
It’s always around, somewhere. Sometimes it’s in the back yard, sometimes next door and sometimes across the street. Always watching, and it’s far better to to be its admirer rather than its prey. #redshoulderedhawk #birdofprey, #hawk
What Are You Lookin’ At?
On the Galapagos Islands the creatures rule while people are meerly a curiosity to be watched, not feared by the inhabitants. In this case, this blue-footed booby is seeking a mate, and from the look on his face, we definitely ain’t what he’s looking for.
A friend showed us a coffee table that had been made from the trunk of a local tree. Gaps and cracks in its center took the form of a bird that begged to be photographed. Colorful carpet below it complimented the scene to creat a real ”tweet!”