Birds in my backyard!

Always together! It's fun watching these gold finches! The male is bright yellow and the female always looks green to me. This is the only green bird visiting me! Another point I have noted in birds is that in most cases, the males are brightly coloured and make all possible efforts to attract the female... Continue Reading →

With nature…

There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature - the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter. - Rachel Carson Have a great day! Posted for BIRD WEEKLY – PHOTO CHALLENGE – FLOCKS OF BIRDS PULL UP A SEAT PHOTO CHALLENGE 2020-WEEK 37 and ThursdayTreeLove – 95

I have lost my head!

Many a times, domesticating can be traumatic for the birds... it's curbing their freedom! I have lost my head! The one above is extremely hazy, bad capture by my little one years ago - just sharing for the fun! Am I being followed! No pictures please... Better watchout! Enjoy your freedom! Have a beautiful day!... Continue Reading →

A rare one…

at my feeder! I know these are not rare birds but they are visiting my feeder for the first time! Just wanted to share my excitement... So I have few more takers for my sunflower seeds! Have a beautiful day! Posted for BIRD WEEKLY – PHOTO CHALLENGE    

Healthy feet are happy feet!

Just realised I need to focus more on feet... I hardly have any captures where the feet stand out! "Your hands and feet never take a day off, so take good care of them" - Tammy Taylor Have a great day... Posted for BIRD WEEKLY – PHOTO CHALLENGE – YELLOW OR ORANGE LEGGED BIRDS

With age comes beauty…

sounds very assuring! Spotted this on one of my drives... Found these at the San Diego zoo. Loved the placard below! The California condors were pink faced! The condors were perched very high and with the sun high on the head, couldn’t get a great capture!  The condors continue to grow pink with age! Would love... Continue Reading →

Life on my patio…

Birds are the most accomplished aeronauts the world has ever seen. They fly high and low, at great speed, and very slowly. And always with extraordinary precision and control.  David Attenborough The elegant pair! The most friendly male Red Cardinal! Finally it's partner has overcome fear... Not sure if this is a finch... very fidgety to... Continue Reading →

I have dealt with a sore bottom…

but a blushing one! Guess mine blushes too - must have failed too see it! 😂🤣   Have a hearty laugh and a great weekend! Posted for - BIRD WEEKLY – PHOTO CHALLENGE – BLACK & WHITE and Cee’s Friday Funny Finds – Week of July 24

Pecking forever…

Posted for BIRD WEEKLY – PHOTO CHALLENGE – WOODPECKERS   I had a pair of woodpeckers visiting me in early spring. This is the best capture I could get as they are generally perched very high up on the trees... I failed to entice them to my feeders! The woodpecker says -  Find your own rhythm... Continue Reading →

Yay! It’s a Blue Jay…

    I'm lucky to have these beautiful, blue birds in my backyard. They keep singing almost the whole day, in their not so melodious voice but I'm okay with it. They stealthily come to my patio to feed on the roasted sunflower seeds. Below is one exceptional day when they were literally noisy by... Continue Reading →

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