This is the first time I've spotted a juvenile cowbird; they blend right in with a lot of other similar birds.
Nearly overcast, a strange evening light tonight--as if the sun had already set while it was still in the sky...
Finally managed to get some properly exposed and focused shots! Yay!
Birds are cute--sure. But look at how they treat each other. Little monsters.
The Raven was just sitting there.
That's no Towhee, madam; that's a Grosbeak!
A male and female hanging out in the back yard near the feeders.
I saw high thin clouds making a moon halo, but by the time the tripod was set up, thick clouds moved in. I caught a moment with the moon through three…
Finally a nighttime break in the clouds: the moon at 600mm focal length
Or maybe just chilling; hard to tell, with birds
Not sure how these got the name "hairy"; they are very much like Downy (who got the better name, for sure), but larger.
The Mountain is often said to wear a hat; I dare say, this is a scarf.