Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Mostly Wordless Wednesday: Lots of Birds and Critters

Sorry. Got to stick in some words. Some of these pictures aren't very good, but the scarlet tanagers are so rare - at least for me - that I had to put them in. Same with the little black and white woodpecker. The flicker was too far away too, but I thought the yellow on his wings was too interesting to pass up. The last blue jay is blurry, but isn't that pose just too cool?

I'd also like to ask - I know this is rude - that you check out the post below this one if you have an extra minute. It's photos of the process of cutting down my 60-foot pine tree. I found the process fascinating and I took a zillion pictures... I know it's WW and everyone is busy, but I think it's something few of us get to see in our life times. I would have used it for WW but it was even wordier than this post and I had all these blue jay pictures...



































29 comments:

jientje said...

Not wordless at all, but absolutely gorgeous pictures raven, blurry or not, that last one is really really beautiful!
Loved the cardinals in your Ruby Tuesday post too!
I did take the time to look at the pictures of the tree, here below, like you say, having to say goodbye to a tree is indeed a sad farewell!
The memes made me chuccle too!
Loved how you did three alter ego's!

quilly said...

Birds, chipmonks, rabbits ... where do you live? And can my camera and I come visit? I want to take pictures like this!

Alice - I Was Born2Cree8 said...

Hi Raven. Great photos!!! I love all your wild critters. I noticed that all the photos were wordless, even if the post wasn't... hahaha.

Thanks so much for all the visits you've been making to my blog lately. Love it!!


Alice at I Was Born2Cree8
Or my version of Wordless Wednesday

Snap Catch said...

Great catch for ww! mine's up too hope you can drop by... Happy WW!

Reba @ Reba's Run said...

Arf, Bark!! Hi Raven. I love all your comments on my dog blog... and all these piktures of yur critters. And I thought there were lots of critters here. Bark! Mom's silly parrot is real talkative tonight... keeps telling us she's a "pretty bird, pretty bird".


Reba @ Reba’s Run
or this dog’s Woofless Wednesday

jams o donnell said...

So many wonderful photos! Happy WW

Ryanne said...

Those are great picture, so many different birds, my favorite has to be the second to last shot, he looks like he posed for you! Simply wonderful!

Leora said...

Love your apologetic words...they make your photos dance! My favorite is Mr. Blue Jay who is turning his head to look at you. It's the ninth down, right under the yellow butterfly. I enjoy the bunny, too.

Mar said...

Gorgeous pictures, all of them!! I don't get to see any of the birds around here so this is truly an eye candy :)
Happy ww!

Raivyn ~ Don't Be Silent said...

Wow, you've got all sorts of wildlife around you.. I'm jealous! Happy WW! :)

Urban Thought said...

Sometimes it worth the story, so don't think twice about it.

Great photos. I can see why you had the need to tell about them. Thank you for the not-so-wordless info. :-)

Happy WW!!!

Akelamalu said...

Oh WOW you got some great shots Raven. I'm off to read about the tree. :)

+ Liz + said...

Nice shots!

Mine's up too... Happy WW!
http://www.zitrozil.net/2008/08/wordless-wednesday.html
http://www.justlizzen.com/2008/08/wordless-wednesday.html

Randall said...

Great photos, regardless of the technical analysis! Us city folk don't get to see this stuff IRL much anyway.

Snowbird said...

I love your "critter pictures". As you know, I'm a wildlife rehabber when I am in Florida and these pictures are making me homesick for my "babies"--especially the baby BlueJays who are a riot. Great pictures.

Not Your Aunt Bea said...

Love the photo of the red cardinal against the tree. Very striking. Happy WW.

dianne - bunny trails said...

I don't mind the words - in fact I appreciate your knowledge of all the critters. I don't even know the names of many, so it's nice to learn a little something. :D

I'm just amazed by the variety of creatures you have around you, and always enjoy your photos. I love that last one with the wings opened.

I also don't think it's at all rude to ask for us to look at your other post. I'm off to do it now. :D

juliana said...

oohhh... fascinating shots!

Marsha said...

Beautiful birds... love the shot of the flared wings!

Hope you will drop by if you can!

Just Some Thoughts

storyteller said...

I enjoyed all your ‘critter & bird’ photos (and the wordz too) but the last one is my favorite today.
Hugs and blessings,

SandyCarlson said...

Raven,
I'm glad you included all of these. They are good, and they introduce me to birds I never saw before. So thanks.

These images capture the moment beautifully.

Daryl said...

great shots all!

:-Daryl

pete said...

Wow, you've got some serious wildlife going on! Great shots. I miss seeing chipmunks. All we have are annoying squirrels.

Thanks for commenting on my site. Happy WW! :)

Your EG Tour Guide said...

The blue jays look o be more cheeky where you than where I am. They made me giggle.

carrie said...

that first one is fabulous!

Michelle O'Neil said...

Goegeous photos! Love the attitude of the blue jay.

Tink *~*~* said...

The robin photo is outstanding (profile facing left). I have seen some waterfowl in that post that the blue jay is holding - I don't know what they jay is doing, but the water fowl are drying off their wings.

Tink *~*~*
My Mobile Adventures *~*~*

Shireen said...

I do love all your photos!!! They are so diverse and interesting. And I get to pick a favorite : the butterfly! :-)

lisaschaos said...

I love birds and critters! You have some nice ones here! I especially love the Flicker!