Worked last night and came home to a yard full of birds. I posted the newly arrived Dark-eyed Junco a day or two ago. The House Finch and Sparrow braved out most of the Montana winter here in Shelby.
Finally… a bird of a different feather has hit the yard. The first set of the season. It is dark and rainy but Desi must have heard something because the next thing I hear is “come look at this.” Our Dark-eyed Juncos have re-established themselves below the feeders. I grabbed the camera and snapped off […]
Always check your fence lines when moving down a dirt road. Never know what you might find. Took these today in Valier and Williamson Park just south of Shelby. Post by Eclectic Art of Nature.
Rough-legged Hawk, Dark-eyed Junco and Ring-billed gull… can you guess which is which? That is of course meant tongue in cheek. We finally got a shot of a Rough-legged Hawk without a fence barring my lens. The Junco was taken last October through the window. Braving a very frosty day. This common Ring-billed gull was […]
Sprinter is in the air here in Montana… Texas is already hot and we are missing it… still getting nipped with snow and heavy winds here in Shelby. That does not seem to bother the birds much. They are causing a huge raucous trying to get the attention of a female. Desi and I took […]
It is a snowy day at the Zabinsky household in Shelby, Montana. Desi and I were watching the House Finch empty yet another feeder. The females are always present, there to warmly greet the males as they arrive. NOT!
VIRTUAL BIRDING 15 – This gallery consist of 15 birds. Four are “gimme’s” consisting of commons in several states. Three sparrow photos are the same bird. The rest of the 15 may be tough if you are not familiar with Montana birds, which we are not. Feel free to post your answers below. 3, 4, […]
- Aperture: ƒ/6.3
- Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T3i
- Taken: 2 September, 2013
- Focal length: 300mm
- ISO: 200
- Shutter speed: 1/160s
This youngster split its time between hollering for mom and falling asleep. Never once moved. We kept a respectful distance. Mom was off catching food while daddy sit up above keeping a close watch. Palo Pinto, Texas.