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Mike’s Monday Pics – 5/23/22

Backyard Birds We have spotted about 70 species of birds in our backyard over the years – from Bald Eagles flying over to House Wrens nesting in our neighbor’s shed.…

Pic of the Week – 5/20/21

No Grousing About It Congratulations to CampStitchBirdNerd for her closeup of a Ruffed Grouse (not ruffled, like the potato chips).  I like the detail and the balance with the Crabapples…

Members’ Bird Photography Showcase – 5/19/22

Migrants Rule! Like me, many of our members get excited each spring when the migrant birds are passing through.  The migrants in spring are often decked out in their breeding…

Randomness

Some Random Thoughts Here are some things that may be of interest to you: Monty Dead! Hmeade2018 shares with us the sad news that Chicago’s Piping Plover Monty was reported…

Members’ Bird Photography Showcase – 5/17/22

Nice Collection I always enjoy viewing pics submitted by our members – they always find interesting subjects to share with us.  Take a look: Franzdom says he has a nest…

Bathing Beauty

Rub a Dub Dub Toward the end a successful bird walk (success being defined as finding lots of warblers) at Seager Park we were making noises about heading back toward…

Pic of The Week – 5/13/22

So Hard to Get Detail Like This Congratulations to Birder2011 for her shot of a Black-throated Blue Warbler.  This is a very difficult bird to capture in a photo for…

GBP Notes 5/12/22

Mike Visits Famous Hotspot   Above is a picture of me birding while sitting on a picnic table within the Patagonia Roadside Rest Stop.  From the Birders Dictionary on GreatBirdPics.com:…

Mike’s Monday Pics 5/9/22

AZ Hummers On our recent travels to Arizona we saw over 150 different species of birds.   While there we saw 10 different species of hummers and we enjoyed watching…

GreatBirdPic of the Week – 5/6/22

Look Carefully Look closely at this GreatBirdPic of the Week.  The more you look, the more you see.  Congratulations to KayakingNC for submitting this great shot for us to enjoy.…
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