Birdie Bath Time

During my spring photo trip to the south Texas Rio Grande River Valley, I was able to capture a male painted bunting (Passerina cirus) as he splashed about in a water pool, quite a beautiful sight!   If you enjoyed this blog post, please feel free to send a link to your friends and other […]

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All Dressed Up & Awaiting an Invitation

From a trip to south Texas in spring, today’s post highlights one of the reasons I wanted to travel to the Rio Grande Valley to photograph birds … the painted bunting. Painted buntings (Passerina ciris) are not commonly found in Missouri, although a few will wander into our area from time to time. But getting […]

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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 […]

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