Tag: eastern bluebird

Eastern Bluebirds

We love all birds, but we particularly adore bluebirds. We have had great success with birds nesting and raising their young in bluebird boxes we installed in Maryland and continued with the tradition of putting up bluebird boxes when we came to Florida. We… Continue Reading “Eastern Bluebirds”

New Camera and Lens

I recently got a mirrorless Canon R5 and yesterday got my 100-500 lens to go with it. Today, I tried them out and I am excited about the possibilities. I am happy with my images today and love the lighter camera and lens. There… Continue Reading “New Camera and Lens”

Bluebirds, etc.

We regularly have bluebirds, but we have had more of them recently. We have also had more brown-headed nuthatches than usual. I regularly bird on our street and I am seeing more variety and numbers of birds than recently. The seasons are changing and… Continue Reading “Bluebirds, etc.”

NANPA Bioblitz

The North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA) has a bioblitz underway from June 4 to June 15. A bioblitz is an identification of all the lifeforms you see in a certain period of time. All the bioblitzes in which I have participated required a… Continue Reading “NANPA Bioblitz”

Bird Release

Today I released the four older bluebirds and the two grackles. It took a while for the bluebirds to leave the cage, but once they did they all left. I sat in the backyard a few times during the day and saw at least… Continue Reading “Bird Release”

Baby Bluebirds Near Death

We have been discussing selling the motorhome and decided to pull the trigger recently. Following is a picture of Dart in his usual spot while I emptied the motorhome and cleaned it one last time. This is where he spends his time while we… Continue Reading “Baby Bluebirds Near Death”

Splish Splash, Taking a Bath

I’ve been healing nicely after my surgery to have cancer removed from my face. I stayed home most of the first week and tried to organize my photos. I made great progress. We had a particularly nice sunrise at the beginning of this week,… Continue Reading “Splish Splash, Taking a Bath”