“Leftovers”

One more post from the local sunflower field, then I’m moving on to the second half of my July Colorado photo trip. Today’s “leftovers” includes some non-bird flying creatures, an unusual large bird, and a pair of land mammals that visited the sunflower field during my multiple trips there. Oh, yes, and a short video […]

Posted in 2012, Birds, Blog, Macro Photography, Mammals, Nature Photography, Wildflowers | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
4 Comments

Other Visiting Birds at the Sunflower Field

Today’s post features a few other birds that were active in the sunflower field where I’ve been working. One of the coolest birds that frequented the sunflower field was the Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea). The most obvious sex of the visitors was the male, as shown in this image:   Not to be outdone, a […]

Posted in 2012, Birds, Blog, Nature Photography, Wildflowers | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
11 Comments

Gold On Gold

Late last week I posted on a planted/managed sunflower field. While I photographed the sunflowers, I saw quite a few different birds come to the sunflower plants for the seeds, so I ended up making 3 additional trips to the sunflower field last week (the sunflowers are now fading away rapidly, so I had to […]

Posted in 2012, Birds, Blog, Nature Photography, Wildflowers | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
8 Comments