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  1. James Lemon

    Snow Bunting

    The snow bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) is a passerine bird in the family Calcariidae. It is an Arctic specialist, with a circumpolar Arctic breeding range throughout the northern hemisphere. There are small isolated populations on a few high mountain tops south of the Arctic region, including...
  2. Doug Kerr

    Its the desert, and we have a cardinal for that

    The desert cardinal (Cardinalis sinuatus), or pyrrhuloxia, is a songbird native to the American southwest and northern Mexico. This shot, by Carla's son Larry, shows a beautiful male visiting one our bird feeders: Lawrence R. Henry: Desert cardinal at lunch As you see, he already has chosen...
  3. Chris Calohan

    Barn Swallow Stampede

  4. P

    To Micro 4/3 Asian Glossy Starling (Aplonis panayensis)

    Asian Glossy Starling (Aplonis panayensis) by Paolo Dolina, on Flickr Fierce-looking, large songbird with a thick, decurved bill. Adult dark with greenish gloss in good light. Juvenile dark gray-brown above with a heavily streaked white belly. Most have ruby-red eyes, but birds in the central...
  5. P

    NSFW Great Egret (Ardea alba)

    Great Egret (Ardea alba) by Paolo Dolina, on Flickr
  6. P

    Birds of the Philippines

    Palawan flowerpecker (Prionochilus plateni) by Paolo Dolina, on Flickr
  7. D

    Backyard birds & moon shot RF 1600mm f/22 test photos!

  8. Asher Kelman

    Challenge for Pictures in a Series: Motif or Concept California Coast Birds

    I am attempting to get acquainted with California birds and am starting with coastal birds. I start with gulls!
  9. D

    My new duck pond!

  10. Don Ferguson Jr.

    More Backyard Snow Birds

    Some more. Black bird is a Grackle. Don
  11. Don Ferguson Jr.

    Backyard Snow Birds

    Backyard birds in snow, Upstate SC. Hawk is Red- Shouldered. Don
  12. Jim Olson

    Shots from the front yard of my in-law's house

    I always take my camera when we go over to my in-law's and they have a bunch of birds flying around all the time. Lots of geese, ducks, hawks, and sometimes an eagle or two but the hmmingbirds are always great. And a black capped chickadee
  13. Paul Iddon

    Brockholes (Lancashire Wildlife Trust, England). (Picture heavy).

    A day out at the nearest nature reserve, Brockholes (Lancashire Wetlands Trust). Some of these pics came out OK, but some due to distances and camera shake fared a little less well... Tufted duck Heron Sedge Warbler (Large cropped) Blackcap Great tits Reed bunting Male roe deer...
  14. Robert Watcher

    Spring is for the birds

    After dropping Anne off at her mother’s house to help her out, I decided to drive out the side road to see what was happening in a boggy area with a river and old dead trees. I couldn’t get close to anything, so had my longest lens (600mm equiv) shooting from the car window. It took about 1/2...
  15. James Lemon

    Tired of Being A Bird

  16. D

    wildlife in the COVID era

    In December I was exposed to the virus and a few days later developed mild symptoms (which stayed mild and were very brief) so I self-quarantined for a couple of weeks; this presented me with a challenge, how much wildlife photography can I do in my yard? I have a semi-permanent blind near the...
  17. Tim Rucci

    Red Shoulder Hawk

  18. D

    Nuttall's Woodpecker

    A pair of Nuttall's Woodpeckers have excavated a nest cavity. the Acorn Woodpecker tried to evict Ms. Nuttall's Mr. Nuttall's raised the alarm & a scuffle ensued but the Nuttall's pair prevailed.
  19. D

    Western Bluebird

  20. D

    Japan birds

    A few photos from last month's visit to Japan (Honshu & Okinawa). All photos: Sony a7rIII, 100-400 GM