Shooting the Birds – 2

Here are a few more bird shots from last week in Christiansburg, Virginia.


Common Grackle


Blue Jay



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Northern Cardinal

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Shooting the Birds – 1

Here are a few bird shots from this past week…taken in Christiansburg, Virginia.

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Song Sparrow


Eastern Goldfinch


Mourning Dove


Mourning Dove

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Pretty Bird

This male Northern Cardinal hopped on top of the bird feeder, and just stopped to pose in the sunlight on January 18, 2013.


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Snow Robins

These 2 images of Robins in the snow are not all that uncommon.  But considering these were taken on January 17th, 2013, is quite a bit different.  In the past, I’ve always looked forward to the day when I see my first robin of the new year, which is usually in March, but sometimes even in February.  Seeing them in mid-January is quite unusual.  A few days later, I had seen close to 30 at different places around here.  I wonder if they didn’t fly far enough south, or if they came back north too early.  Hard to tell.



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Cedar Waxwings

I love these birds.  I’ve often taken photos of these birds, but rarely have I had such good results.  We had about 30 of them at our house on a Saturday (January 12, 2013), and the weather was beautiful also.  Oh, and I was home for a change too.  Here are 3 of about 25 great images that I captured.  Let me know what you think.




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Red-Tailed Hawk

This red-tailed hawk happen to fly over me while I was shooting a football game in Clintwood, Virginia on November 10, 2012.



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Backyard Buck

I saw this buck near our back yard on August 18, 2012.

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