Two sets in as many days. Not a bad haul. Not really post worthy but due to inquiries… here you go.
This is the same guy that landed on my hat back on Dec 29th. It is him or his twin. =) He stares back at me as if to say, “What are you looking at?” The cardinals are thick through the Mineral Wells, Texas area.
It was mid-day when I spotted this Red-Bellied Woodpecker assaulting a native pecan. The fight took place in a large tree right next to my house in Mineral Wells. I casually watched while the woodpecker pecked the pecan from several angles. I tried to capture each of his poses as he maneuvered the pecan around […]
Hi Guys! I spent the night in the hospital, courtesy of an over-active blood pressure and high cholesterol. Yes! Hospital stays always make for a fun time. Fun! Fun! Fun! Kind of like a cruise. Same constant unwanted attention; yet, minus the big body of water, food and ambiance. I managed to capture several massive […]
As you can see, the light is gone in Mineral Wells as it should be this time of evening. I could not resist the urge to grab a few shots of my sickly looking juvenile Northern Cardinal. About this time every evening, I am visited by this young Cardinal that looks as if he has […]
It was a slow day at the feeders, but the Northern Cardinals have finally returned. The day was extremely hot and muggy. I arrived home, waded through the two dogs, kissed the wife, grabbed the XS-1 and stepped outside. The heat hit me full force and caused me to rethink my wisdom or lack thereof. […]
The Northern Cardinal is now checked off my Region 2 bird checklist for Palo Pinto county. The goal now is to get better photographs. How did I draw the bird into my yard? I put out some Black-oil seed. It works like a charm. She was very wary, but she did arrive. I scrunched down […]