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By KatnapperYoung black and white hen perched on a deer skull at my brother's farm.
By Manix5Humming Bird landing to refuel. Taken 8/17/12 New Palestine, IN
By lorrizzMy resident cardinal pair, courting.
By Lin52This little hummer was trying to fledge the nest....I found the nest and watched the mother lay the eggs..their hatching and finally them fleding the nest...was an awesome experience.
By fmlyof5A Mallard duck showing off for visitors at Graue Mill
By fmlyof5A redtail hawk stares me down.
By kwanjinThis Western Tanager is an infrequent visitor. We get our pictures when we can because he doesn't stay long.
By HellannDucks on the pond
By gardenpomGroup of Cegar Waxwings.
By lakesidewbThis hawk landed on our swing chair this summer.
By HellannA Robin in the yard.
By PenannophiaNorthern Bobwhite hen in central NJ.
By PenannophiaMale Downy Woodpecker in central NJ.
By CactusJordiPuffin on Iceland
By onewish1Hummingbird and fuchsia blacky
By shorthogEgret at Springhill park pond, Barling AR.
By ducbuclnThis Downy Woodpecker is a regular visitor to our homemade peanut butter log.
By ducbuclnThis Sharp-shinned Hawk was hunting for small birds in my garden.
By shorthogMale wood duck near wooded shore in Kentucky.
By blommaGolden Eagle overlooking the land for a bite to eat.
By brutusmotherAmerican Robin with Leucism
By davidsl88Baby robin awaiting breakfast.
By gardeneredwardThese Blue birds come back every summer. The little sputcies fight to get there nest, but the Blue birds always win. They had 2 babys this year. Buitiful birds of Ohio.
By gardeneredwardHere are the babys.
By taters55Ladder backed woodpecker in Arizona Ash tree, Southwest Texas
By flowAjenOur national bird
By Jeepers08Male Grosbeak.
By frogymonPeach-faced lovebirds at my backyard feeder.
By frogymonEurasian collared doves, Mourning doves and Inca doves enjoying a feast in my back yard.
By dgrowell9These are baby fly catchers, ready for take off.
By dgrowell9This Hawk was taking a rest on my back porch.
By RXM1138Two snow geese on frozen pond in winter at Wildlife Refuge, Bosque del Apache in New Mexico. Wonderful place to visit after Christmas to see thousands of birds.
By RXM1138Very young dove in nest that was located in bush near by. This was taken through my Celestron telescope by holding my camera to the eyepiece.
By RweflyingEveryone has decided to take off together!
By RweflyingComing in for landing.
By murfun2This picture was taken from my car window while sitting in a parking lot. I was so happy how it turned out.
By kniphofiaBarn owl
By kniphofiaPuffins on the Farne islands, Northumberland
By mopheadsAmerican Avoctes in flight taken at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge with 100-300 zoom lens early morning.
By mopheadsAmerican Avocet in flight, such unusual pattern on the back of the birds make them appear to fly backwards! Taken at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge, 100-300 zoom lens, morning.
By dragonfly62"Flycatcher" from the window.
By dragonfly62Cardinal on a frosty morning.
By parrotma32578Supper Time!
By foliagefighterA birdfeeder brings enjoyment to the birds....and to you.
By SPGardensRed headed woodpecker
By lakesidewbCame out the back door and saw these woodpeckers
By jmorthHummer in Gloriosa
By haighrKissing Parrot!
By haighrPlease, may I have a cracker?
By sunkissedAlways look up when you're kayaking, never know what lurks overhead, Roseate spoonbill.
By EmptynestellenWas working in the garden one morning and heard the most awful racket. Two jays were divebombing my pekingese, so I went to investigate. Found a pair of babies in a weigelia bush, and ran to get the camera!
By ews1951A rest stop while traveling through.
By marsroverTurkey in the Rhodies
By marsroverBird in the bush
By FLPhotoChickI make bi-yearly trips through the Montezuma Wildlife Refuge trying to capture whatever catches my eye. It's always fun to see the new families walking about, or in this case, swimming about.
By FLPhotoChickThis was taking during one of my trip through the Montezuma Wildlife Refuge. Red-winged Blackbirds are always a welcome sight.
By robinandjenniParent and Baby Robins
By robinandjenniHouse Finch
By JubiladaDuck at sunset at the Duck Pond, Baylands, Palo Alto, CA.
By JubiladaSeagull at the Duck Pond, Baylands, Palo Alto, CA.
By VA_Wild_RoseA female hummingbird visits my balcony garden
By VA_Wild_RosePileated family - Mother comes in for feeding time
By MessyMarvinThis picture was made in my backyard. The yellow finch must have been thinking "Who says I can't stand on my head and eat at the same time?"
By DebinSCGreat Blue Heron, fishing in early morning light
By DebinSCGreat Egret and friend, enjoying the late day light.
By nmbirderNorthwestern Crow, Sidney, Vancouver Island, B.C., Canada, September 2012.
By prunifoliaBlue Bird Convention, September 2012
Adult blue birds bring their young to bathe each afternoon.
By prunifoliaMale Baltimore Oriole feeding from his favorite orange.
By SongsofJoyBald eagle on the lookout for food and predators (nest with 2 young eagles is nearby)
By nonsaiTribble Serama - Zorro
By Peggy54When our agaves burst into bloom, this hummingbird became our best friend. He's just getting ready to fly off to sip more agave nectar after a short rest on the agave leaf.
By Peggy54Hummingbird taking a little rest on the tip of an agave leaf. He was in our garden all summer, sipping on the agave nectar when all our agaves bloomed.
By smallwondersRuby-Throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris)
By photojeanwhite goose reflected in the lake water
By photojeanmale ruby throated hummingbird
By CajunCatItís a joy to see goldfinch in the Bottlebrush Tree (Callistemon rigidusand) and to photograph them. They perch on the branches for much longer periods of time than most other species. They are my sunshine on cloudy days.
By CajunCatMy Bottlebrush Tree, Callistemon rigidus, is a magnet for hummingbirds. They love this showy tree with masses of scarlet bottle-brush shaped flowers throughout warm season.
By shihtzumomProtective Mom watches from her bedroom
By ginger749Who put prozac in my water ?
By theherbgirlA gull standing in a parking lot looking for a bite to eat
By theherbgirlWalking through the woods one day I found this Yellow Warbler perched in a tree.
By flfwrsA collage of the bluebird nesting in my backyard
By JulieQHeron on St. Petersburg, Florida dock.
By ruharlTurkey Dance
By pennyandreidA hummingbird visiting my garden
By adinamitiSparrow in winter.
By adinamitiWaiting for the seeds.
By katzsWhat'ch doin'
By bjh47359Hummingbird at rest
By luvsgrtdanesWelcome Spring
By carpathiangirlBlue Herons' nesting place, the local landmark
By carpathiangirlCan you hear his happy song?
By morgancThis little Finch seemed to love to watch the water fall to the next level down after taking his bath.
By AristonOrange Breasted Sun birds. Endemic to Western Cape South Africa
By Stephanotis1Baby bird
By DaylilySLPMute Swan family at local lake.
By DaylilySLPRobin migration every year in my yard every year in October.
By morgancAfter surprising this Road Runner who was in our garden, he "fluffed" up to make himself appear larger. I actually laughed watching it happen.
By MitzotPatiently waiting for momma!
By ruharlGreat Egrets at Morro Bay with Morro Rock in the background
By bogeymixA welcome visitor
By ElphabaWood Duck swimming by an ice shelf in Spearfish, South Dakota.
By ElphabaAnhinga posing for Vogue at Brazos Bend State Park, Texas.
By IRISFeeding Time for baby
By hstobinThese starlings came every day for weeks to bathe in the rustic birdbath. I particularly like the effect of the sun on their splashing.
By mcash70Cooper's hawk
By mcash70This Bald Eagle was drying itself after a fresh fish lunch.
By kbert1aSnowy Egret in Louisiana with alligator in background. The Snowy Egret is coming back from near extinction.
By kbert1aSnowy Egret rookery in Louisiana
By plexippusSandhill Cranes at Jasper - Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area
By plexippusMourning Doves - This pair had several clutches of babies in my hanging flowers last year.
By Ken52A Scissor-tailed Flycatcher at Bob Jones Park in Southlake, Texas on June 12, 2012.
By tacobell1A Snowy Egret fishes at our pond's edge.
By sunkissedEgret, Here's looking at you kid.
By htop"Hey, buddy! You need to go to the end so you don't mess up our line!", demands the whistling duck drill sergeant with a commanding look in his eyes.
By simona979One of many humming birds that come and drink from my Mexican Sage bush by kitchen window.
By mygardensMother Goose!
By vmr423A coy Carolina Wren.
By RuminantiaThree hungry bluebird babies and another one pipped.
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