Made the trip to nearby Tommy Thompson park this afternoon. With the sun out it was a great day to shoot bird pictures (as well as a few involving people). Here’s a selection of what I managed to shoot with my camera:
I didn’t get much of an opportunity to shoot pics of birds while I was over in the U.K., so it was good to go for a walk in Woodbine Park with the dog to see the birds that have returned (or in a couple of cases, likely never left).
Here are a couple of shots of a male Red-winged Blackbird who was gathering thistle seeds and squawking away.
When he noticed me, he directed his squawks at me:
One of a pair of Mourning Doves I ran across:
Here’s a pic of one of a couple of Robins I saw in Woodbine Park. Am pretty sure at least three American Robins stuck it out for the whole of the (non-)winter we had.
The Mute Swans are back in Woodbine Park’s pond. They didn’t like Yo-Bob much, which accounts for the steely gaze in this shot:
A Blackbird (or possibly a Grackle?) taking flight from the top of a small tree: