Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Great Black-backed Gull

A Great Black-backed Gull on a Lake Erie beach in western New York.  This ocean seabird does occasionally visit the Great Lakes region.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Late Bloomers

These Gazanias will hang on and keep flowering until we have a hard freeze. 

Friday, October 7, 2011

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

for Donald...

In remembrance of my cousin Donald who passed on to spirit this morning. His pain and suffering is over. He is free!

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Neighborhood Watch

This Red-tailed Hawk watches from the telephone poles in our neighborhood on a daily basis.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Viceroy Butterfly

Very similar to the Monarch butterfly but is much smaller and sports a black stripe across the lower wings.

Friday, September 9, 2011

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Oriole Migration

I thought the Orioles were gone for the season but I spotted a group of males passing through and was able to catch a shot of one of them.

Juvenile Red Knot

Juvenile Red Knot (foreground) in the company of a Sanderling.