Turkey Vulture

Yesterday on my walk I saw this turkey vulture perched in his tree. It was just after sunrise and he was still in the shade. When I circled back around the small lake he was still there warming in the bright sun. This was the first time I’ve seen one close enough to photograph. After…

Night visitors 🦇🦇

Yes! We have bats visiting our hummingbird feeder. Not only do we have hummingbirds, finches, orioles and woodpeckers at our lovely feeding station, we can now add bats to the visitor’s list! I’m sure we’ve had them visit in the past, but we have not kept our feeder filled each night to entice them back….

Love ’em or hate ’em, we need ’em!

With all the rain and all the plant growth, bugs have multiplied by the gazillions! They are everywhere, and we’ve got the bug bites to prove it! But, we need our bugs. They are amazing and fascinating creatures. And although they can be creepy, for the most part they seem to leave us alone. Purdue…

A Photo a Week Challenge: Faded

This weekend I was looking through some older photos from when I first got my new camera. I found these sweet hummingbird photos, but the bird was in the bush, shadowed, and a bit blurred. When I read Nancy’s (Nancy Merrill Photography) newest photo challenge “Faded” these photos came to mind, as they had a…

Lark Sparrow

My birthday adventure last week was a trip across town to visit a couple of parks I have not visited in years. I discovered a few new birds. The Lark Sparrow is one of them. I could hear these little guys in the trees with a very unique song (in my opinion). After quite some…