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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…

Palisades at Paces Mill

There are 3 main trails near where I work called, the East Palisades, West Palisades and Palisades. I have walked the East and West so today I walked the Palisades along the Chattahoochee River. There is a hard trail for…

Another Day on the Trail

I decided to try Palisades West Trail again although I dislike the hike as it goes down to the water and you have to walk back up but it does have a wider array of wildlife. Mallards 1/1000, f/6.3, ISO…

Day 6 of Birding

As I was walking along the trail during lunch, I emerged into a clearing from the bush and saw this deer moving along. I guess he saw or heard me before i saw him, I could only get this shot…

Day 5 of Birding

Canada Goose 1/500, f/6.3, ISO 400, 600mm f/5-6.3, natural light, not baited, called in or set up Canada Goose 1/500, f/6.3, ISO 400, 600mm f/5-6.3, natural light, not baited, called in or set up Canada Goose 1/500, f/6.3, ISO 400,…