He looks like a lookout. He'd actually just chased everybody else away from the feeder. But either way, standing his ground against all comers!
A beautiful redtail hawk, looking for mice, rabbits...maybe squirrels?
We've noticed a group of 3-4 male cardinals slowly diminishing in size, and notice them instead hanging around with females. Nests can't be far behind! Photo Credit - Lynn Abbott
I spotted this fellow as he took off out of a field filled with last year's corn stubble, and landed on an overhead power line to watch for another hunting opportunity. American Kestrels are among the smallest raptors, and they have the ability to hover over their prey, lining up a strike. Beautiful colors too!…Read more Keeping Watch
Maybe spring is coming after all. This male house finch has been hanging around. His red color is a nice splash against the grey late-winter landscape! Photo Credit - Lynn Abbott
A collection of barn swallows at Mallows Bay. Everybody seems to be focused in one direction, except for this guy - he's either the only one that knows something, or the only one that doesn't! This is posted in response to the Daily Post's Weekly Challenge - "A Face In A Crowd". See other takes…Read more Odd Bird Out
A rare find! Dinosaur tracks in Maryland! The animal was EXACTLY the size of a wild turkey... a couple of them by the looks of it. =) These turkey tracks were left a couple days ago when the weather was warm and wet. Now the ground is frozen solid, preserving the tracks...for a while.