Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Various birds in the last month

 Green Heron at Marsh Lake
 Cedar Waxwings in the trees Marsh Lake
 Ground hog eating a banana peel in a yard...

 Female Cardinal after a rain...the saturated colors from it are nice
                                     Baltimore Oriole in a distant tree . . .
                                                     Great Egret
                                               Song Sparrow
                                        Bobolink in West Chester, Ohio

Friday, April 14, 2017

Great Blue Heron Rookery

West Chester, Ohio next to Ikea, Great Blue Heron Rookery (apartment complex of nests)  Go before noon for the best light or you will just see shadows.







Monday, March 20, 2017

Birds of Butler County Ohio

Lately, not out as much as I would like, but if you look around, there is always an interesting bird to photograph...maybe in your yard or in a park or near some water.
 Downy woodpecker cloudy day
Downy woodpecker, same tree, sunny day.

 Great blue herons starting a small rookery nearby



 Great Blue Herons at a small rookery in West Chester, Ohio
 Two Owlets..should be fledging in another 2 or 3 weeks.



 Owlets in a nest can in Loveland, Ohio...mom could not be seen except several hundred yards away..a tiny dot to the naked eye..( this was taken with a Coolpix P900 and cropped!) keeping an eye on the area of the two babes.
 Song sparrow
 Red-shouldered Hawk
 Red-shouldered Hawk
Red- shouldered hawk now snacking on a meal.... took off after this photograph was taken.

Cloudy day, Bald Eagle taking leaves to the nest.


Thanks for stopping by.
A wide shot of the small but growing rookery near Ikea.

Monday, March 6, 2017

Various sights seen lately

 Juvenile Hawk...either Cooper's or Red Shouldered...need to see the wings or tail to confirm 100%

 Great Blue Herons of West Chester, Ohio

resting on the nest

Friday, March 3, 2017

More Bald Eagles of Southwest Ohio

Things seen through my lens:

Parents- to -be making numerous trips to pack the nest and make it stronger in preparation for eaglets...it was a dark and gloomy day as Joe took things up to the nest to companion Rosie, in Butler County Ohio














Sunday, February 5, 2017