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If you have followed this blog, you know how much I love the raptors. Owls in particular. But they are very difficult to find and photograph. So I was thrilled when I was out walking last evening and a woman who saw me with my camera and long lens told me she had heard what …

Barn Swallow

This barn swallow perched on this branch over the river and sat there for quit a while. It was a very bright day and the sun was a bit overpowering. Maralee

Mid-Morning Snack

This little sparrow came out of the bushes with a nice, juicy caterpillar. These photos are quite grainy as it was in the shadow of some very large trees and I had to increase my ISO to get the shots. Maralee

Cedar Waxwing

I was walking along the river this morning and this cedar waxwing flew onto a branch in the river. It sat there and posed for several minutes. I love its hairdo. Maralee

Yellow Headed Blackbird

This is a female yellow-headed blackbird. While the male has a very striking yellow head (see my post from May 31st here), the female doesn't have as much yellow in its head. Maralee