Beauty in the Snow




As it quickly sinks in that winter has hit Missouri, the Eastern Bluebirds (our state bird) were very active around my rural home. Here are a few images I captured, from the warmth and comfort of my bedroom window :o) I always enjoy photographing our wonderful state bird! Photo Equipment Used: Canon 7D body Canon […]

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Prairie Bluebirds




During my recent visits to the nearby prairie, I was able to observe a pair of Eastern Bluebirds (Sialia sialis) that were hanging around a nest box that is placed near the parking lot. On my first visit of the spring, I saw the female bringing in dried prairie grass, to be used for preparing […]

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Mother’s Little Helper (baby photos) – Repost from 2010




(This post originally published in June, 2010) A few evenings ago, while strolling around our acreage, I checked our Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis) trail nestboxes and found that the bluebird pair that had fledged 4-5 bluebirds just a few short weeks earlier, had started their second brood with 4 beautiful, blue eggs! Thursday evening, my […]

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The Blues




After the recent adventures with the wild horses of South Dakota, we decided to drive to Custer State Park before driving home. This was a new shooting location for me, so I wasn’t sure what we would find. One of the many photo opps we encountered was a pair of nesting Mountain Bluebirds (Sialia currucoides). […]

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Fun Friday: “Mirror, Mirror …”




It’s been a while since I’ve posted a “Fun Friday” post, one just for fun, so here goes. As I was quietly sitting along the creek bank waiting for beavers, a flurry of bird activity started up. There were various kinds of birds observed: flickers, downy woodpeckers, tufted titmice, American goldfinches, a wren (not yet […]

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