Monthly Archive for: ‘April, 2007’

Carolina Chickadee Photo Tips

Carolina Chickadee Looking at Me This cute little guy, the Carolina Chickadee, was a lot more difficult to photograph than I expected. The biggest challenge was that he doesn’t stay in one place more than a split second, and when he does, he’s doing acrobats. He seems to love to swing upside down from a small branch, while eating. I …

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Photographing Northern Cardinals

Female Northern Cardinal I have been watching a pair of Northern Cardinals in my front yard for a few weeks now. Over time, I began to realize that if I saw one of them that the other would not be far away. From what I have read, it appears that Northern Cardinals mate for life and both help care for …

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Brown-headed Cowbird Pictures

Male Brown-headed Cowbird For birds that seemed to be hated by so many people, I actually found the Brown-headed Cowbirds to be interesting to say the least. When I first started watching a few male Brown-Headed Cowbirds fuss at each other over a female, I mistook them for common blackbirds. It wasn’t until they became accustomed to me and started …

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Wild Bird Photo Opportunities

Most mornings I find myself sitting on my front porch enjoying a cup of coffee and mentally preparing myself for the day. As I sit there slowly rocking, enjoying the quiet moments of pure southern tranquility, the birds begin to relax with me there, and their musical serenades begin. Just off my front porch, an old dogwood tree attracts just …

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