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Dark-eyed Junco

Dark-eyed Junco

Finally… a bird of a different feather has hit the yard. The first set of the season. It is dark and rainy …

Horned Lark

Valier, Montana bird finds

Always check your fence lines when moving down a dirt road. Never know what you might find. Took these today in Valier …

Rough-legged Hawk

Birding about Montana

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 …

Ring-billed Gull

Noisy Birds

Sprinter is in the air here in Montana… Texas is already hot and we are missing it… still getting nipped with snow …

Outta Here

Finch Snow Feed

It is a snowy day at the Zabinsky household in Shelby, Montana. Desi and I were watching the House Finch empty yet …

Birding in Montana

A Taste of Montana Birding

VIRTUAL BIRDING 15 – This gallery consist of 15 birds. Four are “gimme’s” consisting of commons in several states. Three sparrow photos …

Young Cardinal

BABIES!!! – Northern Cardinal

This youngster split its time between hollering for mom and falling asleep. Never once moved. We kept a respectful distance. Mom was …

House Sparrow hitting new construction

Bird habitat additions

Our Mineral Wells yard has been adorned with new feeders, pond, stork and fountain. All the construction has drawn feathery attention. Hopefully …

Three Amigos

Three Amigos

American Goldfinch, Pine Siskin and a House Finch all sharing a single feeder. It is a Three Amigos moment.

Common Nighthawk

Common Nighthawk

Desi and I were birding around Mineral Wells state park and the nearby base when discovered a strange “bird” roosting. Nearly perfect …

Killdeer

Fun day off birding

Birding fun around my yard in Mineral Wells. Also made a quick jaunt out to Oaks Crossing on the Brazos River. Quiet …

Bank Swallow

Bank Swallows

Bank Swallows located at the bridge below Possum Kingdom Dam!

Brown-headed Cowbird

Brown-headed Cowbird

A semi-large flock (25) of Brown-headed Cowbirds in a bush dead center of the Village Creek Dry Beds off Green Oaks in …

Blue-gray gnatcatcher

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Another Find at Palo Pinto Mt. State Park. Located close to Lake Tucker just west of Strawn, Texas.

Pine Siskin

Backyard Bird Friends

My backyard bird friends will soon be changing homes here in Palo Pinto county. Looking forward to the migratory influx.

Greater Yellowlegs

More Greater Yellowlegs!

Desi and I saw our first Greater Yellowlegs on Saturday at Oaks Crossing this past Saturday. Here are a couple of more …