A Handful of Birds

9 Jul

I was pleased to see so many birds on my walk, and the pair of bluebirds was a special treat.


Of course, I’m convinced the blackbirds are stalking me.  That’s better than a psycho, I guess.


Do I get bonus points for a red headed woodpecker (on top of pole) and an eastern meadowlark (flying) in the same picture?

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Here they are individually.

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Of course, there’s lots of robins around right now.


I have no idea what this one is.


Any ideas?


18 Responses to “A Handful of Birds”

  1. Judy July 9, 2015 at 3:19 pm #

    Looks like a Junco to me

    • Teresa July 9, 2015 at 6:06 pm #

      We don’t usually see them in the summer around here.

  2. TexWisGirl July 9, 2015 at 4:49 pm #

    hard to say, but my guess would be eastern kingbird. 🙂

    • Teresa July 9, 2015 at 6:06 pm #

      That would have been my guess if I had to make one, but it’s just bad lighting to try and tell.

  3. Freda Labianca July 9, 2015 at 7:27 pm #

    Lovely birds!

    • Teresa July 9, 2015 at 8:16 pm #

      They are wonderful to see and listen to when I’m walking.

  4. S. J. Qualls July 9, 2015 at 9:39 pm #

    Lovely shots! I’ve not seen a meadow lark yet, pretty. Not enough visual on the one in question.
    I picked blueberries this evening and the birds were singing like crazy, and one noisy bug too.

    • Teresa July 10, 2015 at 2:36 pm #

      They do love those berries!

  5. Margaret July 10, 2015 at 1:20 am #

    Lovely for you to have so many birds on your evening walk

    • Teresa July 10, 2015 at 2:37 pm #

      I’ve had a great variety of birds lately.

  6. Eileen July 10, 2015 at 4:29 am #

    Great variety, I love the bluebird and the redheaded woodie. Happy weekend!

    • Teresa July 10, 2015 at 2:37 pm #

      Thanks, Eileen. Hope you have a great weekend too.

  7. Tiffany July 10, 2015 at 8:33 am #

    wonderful pictures

  8. Pat July 10, 2015 at 6:45 pm #

    Love the Red-winged Blackbird.

    • Teresa July 10, 2015 at 10:10 pm #

      I’m serious. They’ve been stalking me.

  9. Jeanne July 10, 2015 at 11:18 pm #

    Very nice! I’m no help in identifying that bird , though…

    I’m thinking you must be home by now, from your week away. I’m looking forward to hearing how things went while you were gone.

    • Teresa July 11, 2015 at 8:21 am #

      I did get home last night, and it’s great to be home!

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