Tag Archives: wildlife photography

Diamonds Are Not This Girl’s Best Friend

You’ve surely heard it said (or sung!) that “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend” – well, not this girl! Call me quirky, but I get more joy from a beautiful dead branch than from a dazzling diamond. So, needless to … Continue reading

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Bark Butter Breakfast

In the winter months, the birds are always in search of fresh, unfrozen water, but they are also on the lookout for sources of protein – which I am more than happy to supply! One of our most popular backyard feeders is … Continue reading

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“No” to Expectations…”Yes” to Expectancy

When I pick up my camera and head to the backyard, I try not to have expectations. I don’t go out expecting a Red-winged Blackbird to appear and display his epaulets (a fancy word for shoulder patches) or a group … Continue reading

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I’ve Got A Golden Kinglet!

I’ve got a Golden Kinglet…I’ve got a Golden Kinglet…a Golden-crowned Kinglet that is…I’m hoping all you Willy Wonka fans  sang the title appropriately! I was thrilled this afternoon to see this fellow taking a dip in the fountain.  I had … Continue reading

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Not in the Mood for Feathered Food.

We had family visiting this weekend from Tennessee, and in between a heated game of     “3-13” and a rematch of “Wits and Wagers” we looked out the window and saw a Hawk perched in a nearby tree. I quickly called … Continue reading

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Like a Deer in the Headlights

Only in this case…it’s like a bird in the Hawk’s sight… I walked outside earlier in the week to find this Titmouse doing it’s best freeze tag imitation. Sure enough, a handsome Hawk was perched on the far side of the … Continue reading

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Everbody Loves a Chipmunk

Chipmunks – they are destructive little creatures! They continually dig tunnels in my backyard, they mercilessly torment my dog, and they gobble up the seed that is supposed to be for the birds. Still, instead of finding them frustrating or … Continue reading

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Autumn Blur

Two seasons…three at the most…that’s what we would have if God had left me in charge of this task. Spring would give way to fall, which would turn right back into spring again. I might put a two week summer … Continue reading

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Early Winter Weather

I know it’s still fall, but it sure felt like winter here in Georgia this morning.  The temperatures were below freezing, so as soon as the sun made its appearance, I bundled up and headed outside to fill the feeders and … Continue reading

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A Little Help Here?

When I was taking pictures to post for “Splash Week”, this lovely sparrow showed up to enjoy a leisurely bath. It is not one of the sparrows that I commonly see in my backyard.  At first I thought it was a Song … Continue reading

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