Journal

“The whole point of taking pictures is so that you don’t have to explain things with words.” Elliott Erwitt

American Goldfinch

I have a bird-feeder outside my cabin in Blue Ridge, Georgia and normally I only see Tufted Titmouse (see below) and Carolina Chickadees. But the other day I noticed a flash of yellow fly-by the window and quickly looked outside…

Cooper’s Hawk

Cooper’s Hawk A pair of Cooper’s Hawks have returned this year near our cabin in @blueridgega. I have been seeing them flying around near dusk. At lunch yesterday, I took a walk up the road and heard this one calling…

Sunday Stroll

Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher We decided to take an early morning Sunday stroll at the Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve with our granddaughter. When we arrived, there was a couple at the look-out station who pointed out some gnatcatchers nearby. The gnatcatchers were…

Eastern Towhee (red-eyed)

It was Saturday and we were close to a walking trail that I frequent during lunches, so my wife and I decided to take a walk. It was cloudy so not the best lighting conditions for photographing birds, especially when…

Cedar Waxwings

I was working from home today and went out at lunch to sit and enjoy the weather. I looked at the huge tree across the street and noticed a few birds and I couldn’t determine what type they were. So…

Eastern Bluebirds

If you read my previous post, you will know that I waited four hours at the eagle’s nest for activity. And during those four hours, I watched these bluebirds land at the nesting box that was only about 12 feet…

Berry College Eagles

I have watched the Berry College eagles for a couple of years now but have never ventured to go there. Today I decided to head up there. I arrived around 1:00pm which I learned was not the best time for…