Saturday, December 17, 2011

First Place Prize

Greetings friends, I'm happy to reveal, I just won first place in the 'Welovebirds" Photo competition, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and NRDC.

My winning image of six Saw-whet Owl chicks can be seen on their website here :

http://www.welovebirds.org/page/top-10-photos-winter-2011

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Christmas Bird Counts...

Well, its that time of year again, and I'm happy to be doing another batch of bird counts, six to be exact.
There's always the possibility of finding something rare too, and I'm always on the lookout for mammals that I've not seen before!

Here's a Northern Flicker that I got as it was coming in for a landing at the bird bath a few weeks ago :