New Bird Friends

I was lucky enough to get a few more new friend’s,lately
And thought I would share them with you all
And wish you all a wonderful weekend,and hope you all are doing great and all is well in your world’s today

First one is a male,Rose Breasted Grosbeak
They are a very beautiful species
And have a very sweet,sounding call

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Next we,have the very beautiful Northern Cardinal
And I think she is a very magnificent looking bird

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And next,we have a very beautiful Harris Sparrow
Just one of the many species of the famous sweet little,Sparrow family
And I hope to get many more of them

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And last,but not least
A very beautiful Crane
I’m not real sure which species this one is,but I have always called it a whooping crane
Maybe some of you will know for sure
All I know is,he sure looked magnificent through my camera lense,when I got the photo
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I really hope you all enjoy the photos
Abd I wil be posting again soon,so once more,wishing you all a wonderful weekend!

Marion

Out And About

I caught my little buddy,this morning sneaking him a treet from the bird feeder,and I grabbed my camera, and got some photos of him.
And I just sit and watched him for a while,thought it was kinda funny,he actually fell a couple of times but it didn’t deter him at all!lol

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Then I decided I would take a drive and see what I could come up with,and I drove down to a small creek and was very lucky to find this beautiful duck standing out in the water,and got a couple of photos of it.
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Then I continued on,looking for some more good opportunities, and ran across an old rusty truck,and couldn’t pass it up so I photographed it.
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And it didn’t take very long till I ran across another old truck,and got. Photo of it as well.
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And I also ran across several old barns,and here are a few of them,I think they are very beautiful, though they show a lot of age and deterioration.
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Then I ran up on this old barn,I think I may have actually been a little late photographing this one,for all that’s left of it is just a crumpled up pile of ole memories of the good old day’s, when it was new and a very beautiful barn.
Such a shame to see these old barns,just disappear frome the landscapes!
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Are you a cardinal fan?

I just thought I would share a few photos of the beautiful cardinal that I have been photographing
I think they are one of the most beautiful birds you can find,and I truly enjoy watching them,and tking photos of them
Very entertaining littl creature of nature to watch
Hope you all enjoy these photos!

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Saltines Anyone?

My little buddy,was out on the porch railing this morning,begging for some food.
So I put some saltines out for him,and it didn’t take long for him to deviour them,lol.
I really enjoy watching them eat,and do their little antics,lol
It’s never ending,entertainment watching them.

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Bird Hunting

Thought I would go bird hunting today and found a few pretty good jewels and thought I would share them.
This is a duck,called the Mcovey Duck
I have never seen one of these around here before,they are common in Mexico,Central,and South America
When I first saw it at a distance I thought I was looking at an Eagle!

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And I went to a small lake for a bit and found some wood ducks floating around on the lake and I got a few photos of them,as well
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Then I went to another small lake bout ten miles from where I live and found some very beautiful Canadian honkers on the lake and got some photos of them as well,I never get tired of photographing these beautiful specimens of nature’s beauty
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And I also got a couple of good photos of some mourning doves,they are such a sweet and loveable bird,I love photographing them
And it seem as though they know what I want and it’s just like they pose for me,lol
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I also got a good photo of the wonderful and beautiful robbin redbreast,a magnififant bird,and very fun to photograph
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And I have just got to end this post with a few mor photos of the ever wonderful finches,they are very sweet and beautiful birds,they bring so much beauty and joy to us in the spring ns summer,and a delight to photograph
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I sure hope you all have enjoyed,my bird hunt,as much as I have enjoyed hunting and photographing them to share with you
It gives me extreme pleasure to know I have in some small way,brought a smile,or a little bit of joy into someone’s life
Thank you all very much!
And God Bless You All

Nature Drive

Went on a nature drive today and got some pretty good photos of some buzzards

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Some were flying up in the sky and there was two in the tree
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And I found a small creek that had a railroad bridge crossing it and thought it was a beautiful scene,so I got a photo of it
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And there was a farmer out in the field on a tractor with his sheep and it looked so beautiful and I couldn’t pass up the opertunity to capture it
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Then I ran across another small creek and saw a Canadian honker,siting in the water,and couldn’t get too close,so the photo may be a bit blurry but I got the photo anyway,hope you can see it good enough
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All in all it was a pretty productive drive,and I ran across a very typical farm scene for this area and got a photo of it also
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And I thought I would show you the typical Illinois landscape in these next two photos, we have very flat and somewhat barren landscapes here except when the crops are growing,then bout all you can see is corn and soy bean fields,lol

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Finally back

After about two weeks of resetting my password over and over I have finaly been able to get back on my wordpress account
I have no idea what happened and why it took so long to get it to work, but for now I am back
I created another one, linzieclay1949, but was unable to find my followers to get them on that one
Anyway I am back and hope it don’t mess up again.

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And shareing some of my spring finches with you all
Hope you like them
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Acrobatic Squirrel

I was watching a squrill looking for somethinh to eat,and all of a sudden he jumped up on the bird feeder,and was swinging on it.
So I grabbed my camera and got a few shots of him and it was kinda funny watching him.I guess if you are hungry,you will go to the extremes.!
And thought I would share a few of the photos!
Hope you all like them.

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First Signs Of Spring

The first signs of spring
One of the first signs of spring is the red wiged blackbbirds
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Then there is the beautiful red sparrow,I think they are very beautiful

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And my fern is starting to grow and getting a beautiful green color

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And my pansies are starting to bloom out,I think the are one of the most beautiful spring flowers,so many vibrant colors

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And anothe good sign is m magic lilys,many know them as surprise lilys
They first come up in the spring with vibrant gree folage,and in mid summer hey ose the color,and die back,then in late summer they grow long stems with the most beautiful lily blooms

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And then there is alway the ever faithful little sparrow,they range in many beautiful colors,and are a favorite of mine to photograph,maybe cause they are so plentiful,,lol

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And now comes the magnificent red brested robbin,they are such a beautiful,bird and I love to photograph them,very much,
And they are very plentiful too

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Got my new camera

My Daughter and Soninlaw,got me a new camera,for my Birthday,Feburary,26 2014,and it was an amazing camera.
But after about three week’s, it started messing up,and they returned it.
But the replacement,arrived to day,it’s the same make and everything, and seems to be working perfect,so I thought I would get a few shots,and try it out

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This is one of Russells little play buddy’s I caught him outside today,busy eating! lol

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Here I captured the Magnificent Blackbird,in all his sleek,black splendor!

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Here is the beautiful redbreasted,Robbin,out strutting his stuff enjoying the warmer,sunshine.
And searching,for something for dinner.

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And a very beautiful Sparrow,dropped by to have a bite,today,such a handsome specimen!

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And last but not,least,a very beautiful Dove in all it’s splendor,dropped in to have it’s photo taken,and I was very glad to oblige!

And I just hope the camera keeps working and nothing goes wrong with it!
And I hope you all enjoy the post,and photos
Have a wonderful night,or day
Which ever is the case!

Marion