Backyard birds in snow, Upstate SC. Hawk is Red- Shouldered.
The ruby-tailed wasp is probably the finest I have seen in the UK...
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1. the “Spoiler” for the first time in my life, (an “insert” in an unrelated thread that is low key and courteous), and
2. this beautiful metallic solitary wasp! It is like a cuckoo bird, laying eggs in the nests of other solitary wasps and so giving their own offspring protein-rich larvae as food!
Thanks, Asher ! I had a fun time still going through the shots.Don,
This is such a wonderful series. I hope you have children, grandchildren or nephews and nieces to share these with as they are perfect and so uplifting!
The snow simplifies and unifies the bg so one could readily make a snowbirds composite!
Thanks, Maggie !These are great Don. Especially love the bluejay as we have those here. I have not seen them often, but when they do come around, they are pretty aggressive and all the other regular visitors hide out in the trees. They are so beautiful though, and where I live, a bird that is blue is a special sight! Maggie