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Another first along this journey – but not the last, not by a long shot! Did you know the bald eagle is BOTH our national bird AND our national animal?? Furthermore, as kangaroos are to Australia, it is the only sea … Continue reading
A hawk scoping things out at the water’s edge, and up close with another deer.
A bright red breast plate.
Tufted Titmice are found in most eastern woodlands below 2,000 feet elevation, including deciduous and evergreen forests. With silvery gray feathers above and white below, and a rusty or peach-colored wash down the flanks, they’re also easily recognized by their large black eyes, … Continue reading
Factoid: The oldest known Cooper’s Hawk was 20 years, 4 months old. I’ve learned quite a lot about this predator, unfortunately first-hand. That said, the Cooper’s Hawk can come across as a complete idiot, a goofball… looks harmless here, right? … Continue reading
After momentarily standing post, the hawk did a rapid about-face and skirted about 3 feet to the tarp-covered wood pile, chasing something fleeing for its life into thick ground cover underneath. As you scroll through these, apparently the camera noise … Continue reading
This hawk series is being presented in 3 parts, not only to hopefully keep your interest piqued, but also allow it to build up and make it easier for me to get to the 3rd post. Pulling into the driveway … Continue reading
at Hagan Stone Park
Only a few female North American songbirds sing, but the female Northern Cardinal does, and often while sitting on the nest. This may give the male information about when to bring food to the nest. A mated pair shares song … Continue reading
Any argument here? The male Northern Cardinal is perhaps responsible for getting more people to open up a field guide than any other bird. They’re a perfect combination of familiarity, conspicuousness, and style.