February 28, 2013
February 27, 2013
They stayed a few minutes then something spooked them and they flew up into the trees.
Turkeys were reintroduced to our area about 10 years ago and seem to be doing very well.
Always fun to watch them fly.
Taken through the kitchen window.
February 26, 2013
They would wander over and drink from this roadside puddle.
Fairly large at 15 inches they are a ducklike bird with a blackish head and neck, slate grey body and a white bill. It's big feet are lobed.
February 25, 2013
This explains why there were no birds at the feeders., a photo by ricmcarthur on Flickr.
From there he had a good view of the entire feeding area.
After he left it took 10 minutes for the smaller birds to come back to the yard.
February 22, 2013
Frogs and fish don't seem to realize the bird is there until it is to late.
When we drift by they raise their heads to blend in even more.
February 21, 2013
A large bird at 39 inches, white with mainly yellow bill. The legs and feet are black.
This was taken in Texas at a nesting site.
February 20, 2013
February 15, 2013
Not one I see very often and this is a typical look.
Birders suffer from warbler neck during migration.
Wonder why they call it warbler neck?
February 14, 2013
These are regular summer visitors to our yard, we have had as many as 15 at one time.
They spend more time chasing each other than they do feeding.
February 11, 2013
With their pink toes and bare tail they are almost cute.
February 08, 2013
Each spring we go over on the boat to get a few photographs.
February 06, 2013
They are fairly common along the gulf coast.Caracara cheriway
February 05, 2013
You can get an idea of its size by comparing it to the red-winged blackbird.
February 04, 2013
Third straight day of snow.