Yesterday’s Birds

Moon in Tangle Heart Tree at sunset

We have cloud cover tonight with snow predicted by early morning. Therefore, I’m posting the birds I photographed yesterday.

Flicker at the tiptop of Susan’s Tree at dawn.

Actually, there were two flickers at the tiptop of Susan’s Tree at dawn.

The other flicker.

Owls’ Backs

The Canadian Geese complained that I have not been giving them enough attention.

The Pter in a tangle.

Downy Woodpecker


Cooper’s Hawk in the top of a cottonwood between the clearwater ditch and the irrigation ditch.


43 thoughts on “Yesterday’s Birds

  1. Beautiful as always Tim……🀩🀩🀩🀩🀩🀩🀩🀩🀩🀩🀩🀩🀩

  2. Woah, that flicker bird is magnificent! I have never seen one before in my life. It’s so beautiful. I do often see geese flying together, though! Thank you for sharing. πŸ™‚

  3. Nice assortment of birds. Flickers are common up here, but I have not seen one as fat as those! Food supply might be more to their liking at the Bosque…

    • Thanks, Dale. This lens is equivalent to 640mm, but the photos of the flickers are still really cropped. They were way up in the tree.

  4. So many beautiful birds! I like the pattern of the flicker’s plumage. The way, the Cooper’s Hawk watches out for prey is very similar to his European realtive, Accipiter nisus

    • Thanks, Mary Jo. Flickers are good sized birds and they puff up nicely. The donkey is cute grazing with the cranes.

  5. What beautiful shots, Tim. I particularly enjoyed seeing the flickers. The other night I got a good look at that sliver of a moon. There’s something so intriguing to me about that phase of the moon. I hope you don’t get more snow than you want. I haven’t looked at the forecast here… but any sort of moisture would be welcome. It seems like a very long time since we’ve had any. Hugs on the wing.

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