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Sunday Stills: Watch out for Birds

Birds are my least favorite subject to photograph mostly because I’m terrible at it and not very patient. And all the birds around her are either black or brown, not like the gorgeous creatures in Terri’s backyard.

I found these guys lined up in the front of the church waiting for it to start. 🙂

These vultures were waiting to snatch up my rescue kittens. Hahaha They were foiled again!

If you want to participate in Terri’s wonderful bird land photo challenge, below is the start of her post. You can read the rest by clicking on the Continue button at the bottom of the page.

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Sunday Stills: Kinda Backyard #Birding

ON  BY TERRI WEBSTER SCHRANDTIN LEISUREPHOTOGRAPHYWEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE

This week’s Sunday Stills’ post is partially inspired by Lisa’s Weekly Bird Challenge. What kinda birds live or visit in your backyard?

As you read in my post last week, I have enjoyed my backyard as a happy place. Not a huge backyard, but it does the job with the 5 redwood trees I planted which attract a variety of birds. The sunflower seeds and various bird feeders also attract a nice variety of birds and offer a treat to boot!

Blue jay contorts to get some yummy treats!
Bluejay contorts to get some yummy treats!

The Backyard Hums

My hummingbird feeders sing their sweet siren call to the local hummers who nest here most of the year and offer a syrupy sip.

Hummingbird ready to feed
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  1. The turkeys are kinda funny lined up in front of the church, Marsha! Perhaps they are praying for a canceled Thanksgiving! Glad you had eagle-eyes and moved your itty-bitties in from the vulture hang-out! Great shots, timing is everything! Thanks for the shout-out, too!

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    • Hahaha. Their heads are bowed, so maybe. They are such a funny bunch of critters. Puppy girl is afraid of them. I was just going to reblog your post, but my reblogger button didn’t work, so I had to do it the long way. Then I got into the post and before I knew it I had a short post. I’m so addicted – even when I don’t have time!

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  2. Love your captures here Marsha! They move so dang fast it’s hard to get them. I sat for a long while trying to capture a white egret and it just kept moving! thanks for the clicks taken so well!
    ❤️ Cindy

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