Wishing all of my friends on the East Coast the best this weekend during the big snow. The photo above was taken during the last major storm in the D.C Area. Please don’t forget to make sure our feathered friends have something to eat as most of their regular food sources might be several feet under cover. To get an idea how much snow Northern Virginia has received so far as of 5pm Friday afternoon, check below. Love birds? Check out a gallery of my bird photos by clicking here. Read More
Cardinals are very common in Virginia. The Cardinal is even the state bird. Read More
As the heat continues to swelter on the East Coast of the United States I thought it would be fun to beckon back to those those nice cold winter days we experienced earlier this year that currently are just a distant memory. Enjoy!
To follow up on yesterday’s snow bird post, here are some images taken during a recent visit from Mr. and Mrs. Virginia Cardinal. Enjoy! (see second photo below)
Thank you for dropping by my blog this week. I really appreciate that of all the millions of sites on the Web, you chose my blog as one of the sites you visit. Thank you!
Above is a highlight gallery of photos that ran on ISBAA this week and below is a quick poll where you can let me know which photo you treasure the most. (please see more text and poll below)
An optimal situation when backyard birding is to have feeders on a high porch right below a tree line. My photo of a male cardinal (shown above) taken in Deep Creek Lake was the result of such circumstances.
I laugh when I remember my first attempt at backyard bird photography. I would always train my camera on the feeders and be totally oblivious to what was going on in the trees above.
One can definitely get some good photos in and around feeders, but as time went on, I became frustrated as the feeder hardware took up most of the photos.
Then one snowy morning I looked up to see a woodpecker working its way up a pine tree. Read More