Ruby-throated Hummingbirds

Stephen L Tabone Nature Photography


The community where I live in northern Virginia is designated as a bird sanctuary, and apparently the birds know it. At times, I feel as though I am living in a very active aviary because of the large variety of birds that I am able to see and photograph without leaving the comfort of my home. Some of the very frequent birds that I see include Barred Owls, Red-bellied and Downy Woodpeckers, Bluejays, Mourning Doves, Cardinals, Catbirds, Gold and House Finches, Carolina and House Wrens, Titmouse, Carolina Chickadees, Black-eyed Juncos, Song Sparrows, and pesky Grackles. I live on a lake and regularly see Canada Geese and Great Blue Herons, and occasionally see American Bald Eagles, Osprey, and a variety of ducks to include Wood Ducks and Hooded Mergansers. During migratory times, I have also seen various species of warblers and grosbeaks. I probably missed a few, but I am sure you…

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About narhvalur

Environmentalist, Animal Lover, Birder,Equastrian
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