Category Archives: Birds

January Wildlife and Extreme Weather

(click on any image to enlarge it) In the month of January we had some extremely cold weather where for a few days the wind chill made it feel like single digit temperature. Below are some photos taken during some cold, snowy days in January . Then one beautiful day came the month of January […]

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Great Blue Heron Surprise

(click on any image to enlarge it) The Great Blue Heron is a large bird; it stands between 42 to 52 inches tall. As mentioned in prior blogs, it is one of my favorite birds to photography.       One morning I came across a 4 foot tall Great Blue Heron standing on the […]

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Fall Wildlife Activity

(click on any image to enlarge it) As I looked out the window one day I was surprised to see a young Red Fox near the house. I grabbed my camera and took advantage of the photo opportunity; which you can view below… Typically there are at least one or two Ground Hogs on the […]

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Wildlife Visits at the End of Summer

(click on any image to enlarge it) As summer ends below are a few photos of some Backyard Wilderness wildlife activity that complete summer. One morning a couple of Turkey Vultures were hanging around the high tension tower near the Backyard Wilderness property, however usually I see Hawks on the tower.   Painted Turtles like […]

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Spring Transitions to Summer

(click on any image to enlarge it) As spring transitions into summer there is a diverse variety of wildlife on the Backyard Wilderness property which is exciting to photograph and share with others.                                             […]

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