A mourning dove outside our kitchen window
First a quick note about the new format here on The Nature of Things. In response to a couple of comments about the indistinct text on the previous format, I’ve changed to this new one which I hope is a little clearer.
A goldfinch at the Chicago Botanic Garden
Ailsa’s Travel Theme challenge this week on Where’s My Backpack? at http://wheresmybackpack.com/2013/12/27/travel-theme-birds/ is Birds.
A lucky capture in Florida.
Despite suffering from ornithophobia almost my entire life, I have a considerable interest in birds and love to take pictures of them whenever I can. This usually involves using long lenses, very often behind the safety of a window, and sometimes, if I’m outside, having someone with me to frighten them off if they get too close.
In our garden
One year I planted a particular type of Brazilian Sage in our garden in…
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