Pied-billed Grebes at Farmington Bay

Last time I photographed Pied-billed grebes several months ago and was so glad to see these birds again. I spent almost an hour just watching them and photographing. Grebes were diving (they are the long divers) for food, preening, fighting and having a good time.   Bathing. A grebe is splashing water around to moisten […]

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American Bald Eagle at Bear River and Farmington Bay

In February I am always looking for American Bald Eagles but very often I come home without any photo of these majestic and powerful birds because they are either far away or hiding somewhere. Last Sunday I was lucky to see this Bald Eagle in the middle of the Bear river but he was far […]

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Sparrows

There are so many species of sparrows that they have a reputation of being “difficult”, difficult to see well and difficult to identify. I believe that I photographed House sparrows (first and second pictures) and a Swamp sparrow.   A House sparrow.   A Swamp sparrow.   Farmington Bay in November.  

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Mourning Dove

I saw a Mourning Dove only three times. First time in June, 2018 at Farmington Bay. While driving along the bay I spotted on a long branch a bird I have never met and found it incredibly beautiful.     June, 2018. My neighborhood. Two Mourning Doves graced us with their presence and stayed for […]

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Sandhill Cranes are Back!

If you heard once a song of a Sandhill Crane you would remember it for the rest of your life. It’s loud! Here he is singing his song.     Soon the Sandhill cranes will start a courtship with their wonderful dances.       At the end the Sandhill Cranes walked together. A beautiful […]

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