Tag Archive: Bird

Varied Thrush

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Early Spring 2013 – Lac des Roches British Columbia…  

Cedar Waxwing2

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Taken in a vineyard along the Similkameen Trail in Oroville WA… he/she is sitting on the anchor wire to a row of grape vines… too early in the season for grapes… maybe hoping… Continue reading

Cedar Waxwing

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  We have been so amazed at beauty the birds have brought to us along the lake/river shore where our campsite is…

Flicker… take off

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The shot was a bit under-exposed… but when i did the PS magic … amazing what we don’t see in real time…

Bullock’s Oriole

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  ‘Stunned’ – the first time I glimpsed this guy at the edge of our campsite (Steelhead Provincial Park BC) …. fumbled for my camera and missed the shot… but he became a… Continue reading

Verdin

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Verdin – (Auriparus flaviceps) hanging around the Bougainvillea bush. Nice company on a lazy Christmas eve.

Lilac Breasted Roller

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Originally my interest was photographing  the African “Big Five” (Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Giraffe, Water Buffalo) –  only got four – the Leopard eluded us. However, what really excited me was the birds and their incredible… Continue reading

TAKE OFF!

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    African Tawny Eagle – Aquila rapax rapax In  Chobe National Park –  Botswana.  

African Birds: White-fronted bee-eater

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Surprisingly I found myself drawn, photographically, more to the birds of Africa than the big game animals… perhaps it had something to do with the vibrant colors…   This is the White-fronted bee-eater… Continue reading