December 10, 2016

Strasburg Critters

American Robin


Strasburg lies along the North Fork of the Shenandoah River. It's a quaint historic town at it's core but it has modern subdivisions scattered over the surrounding hills. There are the usual birds and animals of a Virginia town plus livestock — there are still some farms within the town limits. There are also bears that wander in from the Massanutten Mountains but I don't have pictures of them to show you. 




Mourning Dove
The little cat was in a church parking lot. Since he was back-lit, his pretty face was obscured in the photo. I cropped it and played with filters in Photoshop until I got something I liked.

14 comments:

  1. Oh they all melt my heart!! Such wonderful, awesome images. From the robin in the sunlight to the kitty oh so purrrrrrfect.

    I thank you for sharing this post with all of us birders at I'd Rather B Birdin' this weekend!!!

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  2. Hello, pretty variety of critters. Being a dog lover, I love all the dogs. Especially the golden retriever.
    Great shots. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Happy Sunday, enjoy your new week ahead!

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  3. Some cute critters, my favorite is the cat.

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  4. Strasberg is a nice little town! We've met friends there for antiquing and lunch!

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  5. Lots of good shot give the area a nice feel.Farms here begin right at the edge of town

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  6. Lovely photos!

    Purrs xx
    Athena and Marie

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  7. Lovely critters, Linda. And nice job with the kitty's face!
    ~

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  8. Fascinating variety of critters! We have a few nuisance black bears in our neighborhood that have been getting into people's garbage cans. I'm not going to try a get a picture of them though!

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  9. Great pictures of all these lovely creatures, Linda. That cat does have a very sweet face.

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  10. The kitty is sweet and deserves the work you went to to show her pretty face. That's a wonderful dog too. fort Myers Fl (where we are now) is the same with some cattle grazining and farms within the metro area. I think that's really fun to see..

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  11. That is a great shot of the cat, and the dog, and the Robin...all of them!

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  12. Oh, what a wonderful collection of critters.
    Thank you

    All the best Jan

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  13. Beautiful assortment of critters!

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