2019_03_03 Waxwing

Birds with Masks

There were about 25 waxwings that flew into the trees and bushes alongside our yard. They were more stylish than skittish, so a photographer who didn’t own anything larger than a 200-mm lens (me) was able to get close enough to capture some of their intriguing details.


The Bird Everyone Loves

I don’t actually know if everyone loves hummingbirds, but I’ve never met anyone who dislikes them. They are amazing creatures, so it’s neat that they are also common birds. This week I was able to photograph two hummingbirds (I’m not completely sure of the types, so don’t want to misidentify them). Here are the best of those photos.