Posts Tagged ‘songbirds’

Summer Tanager

Posted June 5th, 2009 by Sureshot | No Comments

This is a newcomer to our yard – a Summer Tanager. It summers in the  Southern United States and winters in South America. It’s a bee and wasp eater! YEAH! We certainly have plenty of wasps around here! It is welcome to as many as it can eat. A very pretty bird and seemed to […]

Cardinal Wings

Posted February 8th, 2009 by Sureshot | 1 Comment

This was one of those shots that just turned out lucky — it’s not the greatest quality-wise with all the camera noise, but I took it through a dirty window, so go figure…

Chipping Sparrow

Posted February 6th, 2009 by Sureshot | No Comments

I’m finding that winter is bringing me many new sparrow varieties! I was excited to identify this Chipping Sparrow taking part of the feast I provide the birds. See his red cap? Now the fellow behind him is harder to identify — I thought at first he was a Goldfinch in winter feather, but I’m […]

Singing After the Rain

Posted January 24th, 2009 by Sureshot | No Comments

This little guy was singing his heart out this afternoon when the sun came out after a rainy morning. Guess he was as happy as I was to see it.

Perky Carolina Wren

Posted December 28th, 2008 by Sureshot | 2 Comments

Loves my suet feeder! He’s been gorging himself for quite awhile this afternoon while his mate sits in the burning bush keeping an eye out for predators. The mockingbird that has the suet feeder staked out as his personal feeding station is giving him the eye and I expect to see him chase the wren […]