And the fun continues…

Yesterday (April 15th), brought numerous great birding moments, starting with Kinglets and Yellow-rumped warblers on our morning walk. Back in the office, we watched a Yellow-bellied Sapsucker working the silver maple. A flock of Purple Finches on a feeder as well as...

First Visit to Wood Lake Nature Center

As this was the first real spring day that we’ve had this year, Tina and I decided to visit the Wood Lake Nature Center in Richfield, MN. We spent about 3 hours hiking the paths and boardwalks, stopping often to look for birds and shoot some images with the new...

Morning Walk

This morning started out slow… a Downy, 2 House Finch and several Junco’s. It may snow tonight, so I figured everyone was hiding. Bigs and I went for our morning walk and I decided to take my new binoculars “just in case”. While walking the...

Breakfast at the Wilson's

We really do believe that this gal stops by every morning and we are just lucky some mornings to see her. Today, we had just put out new suet, walked inside and saw her back in a tree. After we were inside, she flew to the log, ate for less than 2 minutes and flew. To...

Hummingbird Video

I finally made my first web video using Windows Movie Maker. It’s really quite simple, but I’ve always enjoyed photography, and put off playing with “moving pictures”. Last month, we were fortunate enough to watch a hummingbird in Napa Valley...

Awesome day in the backyard.

Not sure what happened yesterday. Maybe the birds heard it might snow, maybe they heard 40 degree temps are arriving this week, or maybe it was just our new hawk moved on… But whatever it was, we had more birds in the yard than probably any day since we moved...