Backyard Birding

Lucky me, I’m off to Colorado on Monday — later to Michigan. Hope to see some new birds this year. Here are a few from previous trips as well as from the “backyard” (really my front yard!).

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Pine Siskin

pine siskin near arborvitae out front

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Sandhill Cranes

sandhill cranes near Bete Gris, MI

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Mallard

male mallard duck near Frankfort, MI

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Coopers Hawk

cooper’s hawk in feeder tree out front

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Rose Breasted Grosbeak

female rose-breasted grosbeak near Traverse City, MI

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Purple Finches

purple finches in feeder out front

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Backyard Birdwatchers

my favorite backyard birders, enjoying the view

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9 Comments »

  1. Nupur said

    You share your space with so many beautiful creatures. I bet the kitties are trying to decide on the best way to hunt down some breakfast 🙂

  2. Indira said

    How pretty and what a view!

    Have a great trip, Linda.

  3. Vaishali said

    What lovely birds and what wonderful photographs, Linda. Hope you have a great trip. Looking forward to the pictures.

  4. Nabeela said

    have a wonderful trip/vacation, Linda…and those pictures of birds are very very beautiful. I once went to a bird watching camp as a kid…but my interest only stayed for a few months back then…maybe I should look into it again…

  5. ghee said

    I love birds!! These pics made my day!!

    Greetings from Japan! 🙂

    ghee

  6. Luv2Cook said

    Linda:

    I bet you are enjoying the trip. We went to Colorado too for our vacation, a couple of weeks ago. Would love to hear where you went!

  7. Arjuna said

    Very beuatiful pictures! Looking forward to see more after your trip. Have fun.

  8. I love animals too and thanks for sharing these beautiful pics! have a great time!

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