Soaking up the Sun

February 26, 2016 - This Barred Owl is enjoying an afternoon siesta in the sun. I don't know about you but it makes me yawn just to look at...
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Hoary Redpoll

February 24, 2016 - Here is the last photo from my winter trip to the Upper Peninsula, Sualt St. Marie. This is a Hoary Redpoll,a small hard...
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Sharp-tailed Grouse

February 22, 2016 - Here is another photo from the UP trip. This is a Sharp-tailed Grouse. There were six of them in this pine tree.
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Hooded Merganser

February 21, 2016 - ​I just keep running into some of the most beautiful birds lately. This pair of Hooded Mergansers were hanging out on Sy...
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Short-eared Owl

February 20, 2016 - There is something mysterious and magical about owls. Maybe it's their face, calm and wise. This evening I traveled to M...
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Bohemian Waxwing

February 19, 2016 - We went on a trip to the UP last weekend to find some of the winter birds. I will start with one of my favorites, a Bohe...
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Red-headed Woodpecker

February 18, 2016 - Wow! What more can you say about a Red-headed Woodpecker. It almost takes your breath away. These photos were taken toda...
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Harbinger of Spring

February 09, 2016 - It most certainly doesn't look or feel like spring but I saw a Red-winged Blackbird yesterday. Hopefully he knows someth...
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Pass the Buck

February 09, 2016 - This guy was so well hidden that I almost "Passed the Buck". It's amazing how well they can blend in. The photo was take...
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Merlin

February 07, 2016 - Merlins are small falcons that feed on small birds and sometimes dragonflies. Merlins's spend long periods perched looki...
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Cold Shower (Bath)

February 07, 2016 - As the days turn warmer and puddles form, birds are taking time to bath after the long winter. I watched this female Car...
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Stare Down With a Red-tailed Hawk

February 06, 2016 - Usually it is really hard to get close to a hawk. As long as you don't look at it you're ok, but take just a glance and...
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Purple Finch

February 06, 2016 - Finally a Male Purple Finch at the feeder. Such a beautiful bird!
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Battle of the Giants

February 05, 2016 - Last week I was at Maple River SGA and saw the Golden Eagle for the third time this year. This time an Immature Bald Eag...
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Winter Wren

February 05, 2016 - For it's size the Winter Wren sings louder than any other song bird. Pound for pound it's song is ten times louder than...
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Ross's Goose

February 04, 2016 - I've been having problems with my blog site so I have not posted much lately. Hopefully everything is fixed now. Today...
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