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Leucism

We went birding by car this week with our little one at Hornsby Bend. We got excited when we spotted a leucistic bird for the first time. Identification was a […]
Leucism

Eastern Bluebird

“The eastern bluebird (Sialia sialis) is a small bird found in open woodlands, farmlands, and orchards. This species measures 16–21 cm long, spans 25–32 cm across the wings, and weighs […]
Eastern Bluebird

Bird Blinds

The best birding on a very cold morning could happen in bird blinds where you’re sheltered from the chilly weather and get a great view of the birds. That’s exactly […]
Bird Blinds

I’m Back!

Hello everyone, I’m back! It’s been about six months since I’ve blogged and visited your sites. I’ve missed you all during my vacation and hope to reconnect with my online […]
I’m Back!

Warblers

How time flies, it’s been almost three weeks since I posted and I missed y’all. I’ve been sick for most of those two weeks and slept a lot, so forgive […]
Warblers

Red-Eyed

I finally got a good opportunity to photograph the male bronzed cowbird in full display for the females. This was taken last Saturday when we joined the Travis Audubon Society’s […]
Red-Eyed

Painted

I always loved watching hummingbirds but I didn’t do any serious birding until I saw the male painted bunting when we moved here in Austin. It’s the most beautiful bird […]
Painted

Hey Dude

White-winged Dove to Male House Finch: “Hey dude! Have you been to any good birdfeeder locations lately?” “Mmmm, never mind. He isn’t talkative today.” The white-winged dove said to himself. […]
Hey Dude

Golden-cheeked

We had a great bird walk with our favorite guide, S. Hargis on the last day of the Balcones Songbird Nature Festival at Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge especially when […]
Golden-cheeked