August 22, 2018

Bird, Butterfly, More Birds.

The first two scenes are in Shenandoah National Park. The rest are in our neighborhood.

The mallard ducks like to perch on a bale of barley straw that was put in the pond to help fight algae.

The long neck probably belongs to a great blue heron. He was standing in the water and the grassy bank blocked my view.

In the last photo, a male cardinal is perched on a heron statue. I'll take credit for the picture because I cropped it, but it was taken automatically by a wildlife camera.
Wild Bird Wednesday.


  1. Hello, love all the birds and the pretty butterfly. Lovely photos. Enjoy your day!

  2. You live in a lovely neighborhood. I enjoyed these photos.

  3. always a fan of your bird and butterfly shots. nice!! what fun. ( ;

  4. A lot of good wildlife for company!

  5. Nice to see the birds, my favourite is the butterfly.

    All the best Jan

  6. that first has a big bird maybe eagle? Like the shot

  7. Wow! You captured a whole lot of winged friends with your camera. :)

  8. Great photos. Have a good weekend, Diane


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