Monday, June 10, 2013
A Good Morning, A Baltimore Oriole, A Great White Egret, Snapping Turtles and some Mourning Doves...
The first couple photos are of an early morning at the Lilypons Water Gardens. Next a female Baltimore Oriole tending her fledglings. I did see the male but was unable to photograph him. A Great White Egret hunted in a small pond. Female Snapping Turtles will travel a long distance in order to lay their eggs. I was able to capture two. One traveling and one nesting. A pair of Mourning Doves take pause.
|Canadian Geese grazing in the morning fog...|
|Sun fog and Geese...|
|Baltimore Oriole (fm)...|
|I caught her entering the nest...|
|A Great White Egret...|
|Female Snapping Turtle looking for a place to lay her eggs...|
|Laying her eggs...|
|Leaving the nest...|
|Her head covered with the soft sand...|
|Silhouetted... Two Mourning Doves...|
Saturday, May 25, 2013
In the past couple weeks I have come across several squirrels a young ground hog and a mouse.
|A young Grey Squirrel...|
|This youngster was checking everything out. Notice the long hairs on its front paw, interesting...|
|Here a Fox Squirrel has found a nut...|
|Hold that pose...|
|Two Fox Squirrels caught in the act...|
|A Grey Squirrel holding tight and checking me out...|
|A young Ground Hog...|
|A young White-footed Mouse...|
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The Brown Thrasher is generally a secretive bird of dense thickets and hedgerows. Often feeding on the ground, probing for insects with its long slender bill. The brown thrasher frequently sings from open exposed perches at the top of trees. I have seen them several times but these are my first photos. The pair of Canada Geese were feeding in the grasses near their nest. The Northern Cardinal was in sharp contrast of its surroundings. The Eastern Bluebird is one of my favorites. The Goldfinch stopped long enough for a quick pic. The Mourning Doves were in a mating mood.
|A little dove tenderness...|