Category: Birds


Also a very nice touch of red during the Autumn season.

Cardinals Enjoy Backyard Sunflowers

I set out for Force Rd. at the Killbuck Creek Wildlife Area in Wayne County, Ohio, to see if I could locate the King Rail, which had eluded me during at least 3 other visits! This time I was rewarded with a sighting of the birds, as well as the bonus of the other animals! Disclaimer:  Some experts verified that these birds were the Common Gallinule bird! So it goes! Maybe next time!

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Common Gallinule

 

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Eastern Phoebe

 

 

White-tailed Deer

 

 

Raccoon

 

 

Common Gallinule – Some are likely young chicks

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Beaver

Feed the Birds

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I have been feeding the birds at my home, and where my Mother lives. Watching the birds is a enjoyable hobby.

Juxtaposition

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The Common Loon

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This was taken at Sippo Lake, in Canton, with a 300mm lens and a Tamron 2x extender.  I have been wanting to get a good photo of these birds, but haven’t been successful! I really had to stretch this shot digitally, so somewhat grainy, also added some medium HDR, so not a super photo, but it shows the bird! tc

Cedar Waxwing

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Not sure if I have photographed one of these birds before. Sippo Lake, Canton, OH; 250 mm, f 14, 1/640th, ISO 3200,

Flight

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And where’s “Waldo!”  My wife an avid walker, is in the photo somewhere! Hint: She is wearing a poncho! 🙂

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Idyllic Scene

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