Sunday, December 19, 2010

Rock Doves

Rock Doves on the wires
which is the drunk in the choir?
rainy December

Friday, December 17, 2010

Golden-crowned Kinglet

this little guy is
an avid human watcher:
Golden-crowned Kinglet

Thursday, December 16, 2010


on the soccer fleld
in strategic positions
twelve crying Killdeer

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Brown Chinese Goose

far from family
a Brown Chinese Goose feeding
in a roadside ditch

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Black-and-white Warbler

buffy and puffy
this Black-and-white Warbler
looks like a first-year bird

Monday, December 6, 2010

Lesser Scaup

the waves on the lake
and Lesser Scaup with blue bills
cold December wind

Friday, December 3, 2010


on top of the snag
a Merlin surveys the dawn
December morning

Thursday, December 2, 2010

American Kestrel

catching a lizard
an American Kestrel
maneuvers away


chilly afternoon
a pair of Buffleheads in
the neighborhood lake

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Pileated Woodpecker

look - a young female
Pileated Woodpecker -
first of December