Now That's Funny

February 28, 2017 - I was watching the deer feed, and they were watching me jump around to capture the moment. Apparently, they found me amu...
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Another View

February 28, 2017 - Even though this woodpecker has a very red head, it is a "red-bellied" woodpecker due to a red tinge on its belly. Go fi...
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Spooked

February 27, 2017 - This young doe had drifted apart from the rest of the herd feeding behind ou home. It suddenly realized all other were o...
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Ready to Go

February 27, 2017 - Without the leaves on the trees, many of the birds have taken to perching to observe the action before jumping in to fee...
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My New Perch

February 26, 2017 - This woodpecker has decided that drilling into suet is far easier than looking for insects in the trees.
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Straight Ahead

February 25, 2017 - These nuthatches rarely stop for a break long enough to capture a head on shot. Got lucky.
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Which Way?

February 24, 2017 - Nothing like covering all the bases just to play it safe.
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On the Edge

February 24, 2017 - Great observation perch to see what's going on at the feeders before taking the leap.
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Hey No Shoving

February 23, 2017 - Sometimes things get a little crowded when the "goodies" are discovered.
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The Prize

February 23, 2017 - The winner of the peanut prize, and proud of it!
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Easy to Reach

February 22, 2017 - Easy to reach and obviously part of the latest diet.
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Incoming

February 22, 2017 - Here it is mid-February and we are setting records highs resulting in an early thaw. The swans are back surveying the la...
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You Want What!

February 21, 2017 - This doe seems to be the leader of the group that feeds behind our home, and she shows no fear of the camera, or me for...
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Hiding Out

February 21, 2017 - This finch almost escaped getting captured by the camera. It blended in almost too well with its surroundings.
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The Herd

February 20, 2017 - After feeding at our place, this group of does crossed the lake to look for more food. They doubled up and returned at d...
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Over the Top

February 20, 2017 - One of several bluejays that love to scatter the smaller birds at the feeders.
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Double "T"

February 19, 2017 - The new birdseed mix seems to be attracting a wider variety of birds along with a larger herd of deer. Who could ask for...
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Hooch, Just Hooch

February 18, 2017 - They say the "Westie" is a clever little dog. They are intelligent and they also are independent; they do a lot of indep...
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Deer Suet????

February 18, 2017 - The herd is growing quickly. Either that or "Mikey" -- the one who that will eat anything -- just showed up.
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Checking It Out

February 17, 2017 - The deer herd really has grown in this area. Not only that, they appear very comfortable in their surroundings.
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To the Top

February 17, 2017 - It took over one year, but one squirrel made it to the top of the feeder pole. Fortunately, it was foiled again, as it c...
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I Saw You First

February 16, 2017 - Food takes priority over fear. Our bird feeders are now serving anyone stopping by.
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Melting Snow

February 16, 2017 - Right outside the my window under the deck. A slight warm up and the snow disappears.
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Moonlit

February 15, 2017 - Full moon, cold night, icy lake, but who could resist capturing the scene. Not me!
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Early Morn

February 15, 2017 - Up and at 'em early. Could be that we'll see the sun today.
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Who, Us?

February 14, 2017 - No fear here.
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My Good Side

February 14, 2017 - Posing for the photo.
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Brittle Branches

February 13, 2017 - After the rain, the temperature fell and the wind picked up yo create their somewhat barren, but beautiful view. Persona...
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Deer Seed?

February 13, 2017 - And here I thought we had flying pigs eating all the bird food!
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Frozen

February 12, 2017 - Could this be the result of "purple Rain"?
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Winter Greenery

February 11, 2017 - The snow is gone, but I suspect it will return soon.
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Peeking Out

February 10, 2017 - Just the right angle and the right time. This time it wasn't luck, I had a long wait.
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Dicey

February 09, 2017 - THat's what you get when you have morning moisture and freezing temps. It's a new formula
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Snowscape

February 09, 2017 - This could have been titled "Bridge over Frozen Lake". This view even looks cold -- and it was the day I captured this s...
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Out of Here

February 08, 2017 - And now you know why they are called white tail deer.
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Dayglow

February 08, 2017 - Beginning of a new day to brighten the start of a new year. Every day brought a new surprise early in the morning. Now I...
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Looking Before Leaping

February 07, 2017 - The new feeder holds 10+ pounds of food which keeps the birds fed longer and keeps me from having to fill the feeders ev...
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Lake on Fire

February 07, 2017 - Not quite as exhilarating as sunrise over the ocean, but still a great way to start the day.
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Slim Pickings

February 06, 2017 - Apparently, this white-berated nuthatch decided there was too much commotion at the feeders. Maybe the dining alone opti...
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Calm Awakening

February 06, 2017 - Nothing but peace and quiet as a new day begins.
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Almost Cloudless

February 05, 2017 - Can't believe we're going to see the sun today. Too many gray skies up here in Michigan.
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Do or Don't

February 04, 2017 - This male cardinal perched for a long time before taking a taste of the suet cake.
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Camouflaged

February 03, 2017 - This tufted titmouse was waiting for the feeder activity to settle down before checking in for lunch.
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On the Edge

February 03, 2017 - Looking east from the office window. Not too shabby to start the day.
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Up & Away

February 02, 2017 - These little guys are in and out fast. Makes getting a good shot a little more difficult.
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Burnt Orange

February 02, 2017 - It looks like the sky is on fire. Could be a warning for the sailors.
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Stiff Competition

February 01, 2017 - These finches are here all day and the competition for the feeder access holes intensifies as the food level drops. Ther...
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Attack Mode

February 01, 2017 - As graceful and gracious as they appear, you do not want to intrude on their territory.
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