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, 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 was a dark and gloomy day as Joe took things up to the nest to companion Rosie, in Butler County Ohio