Yesterday I was enjoying a cup of coffee with a friend in a garden of a church in Eastport, Annapolis (Saint Luke’s Episcopal). A large group of birds were raising a ruckus. I realized that a hawk was on an upper branch of a tree and the other birds, robins, black birds and blue birdsContinue reading “Hawk!”
Please forgive the tardiness of my participation in the Water Water Everywhere Challenge! I’m afraid recent events have caught me unawares and I’ve dropped the ball in a couple of areas. I hope this submission mitigates the error of my ways. Piers at Bay Ridge, April 9, 2020.Tanker on the Chesapeake Bay, April 8, 2020.SevernContinue reading “Jez’s WWE Challenge #23”
Yesterday I got some nice shots of a mockingbird. I’m posting a couple/few here. I miss doing the Bird of the Day challenge. I’m not a very good bird photographer, so I can use all the practice I can get. I’ve always had good luck with mockingbirds. The young seem especially sangfroid, like this one.Continue reading “Remember BOTD?”
At ground level, they’re quite hideous, but when they take flight, they are simply majestic. I speak of the buzzard. More than once, I’ve spoken of my admiration for the lowly buzzards, also known as a vulture. Yes, I am from the school that considers the terms synonymous. This is my contribution to Jez Braithwaite’sContinue reading “Jez’s Fan of… Challenge #55 – Buzzards”
I took both of these photographs yesterday (December 23, 2019). The squirrel was in my very front yard. The birds were at Hillsmere Beach. With the second shot, I just got lucky. I was taking pictures of the water of the mighty Chesapeake. When I got home and downloaded everything from the day onto myContinue reading “Betty’s AOTD Challenge: December 24, 2019”
When they are on the ground, they are quite hideous to behold. It’s when they take flight that one realizes what majestic creatures they really are. Yes, I am a fan of buzzards.