Tag: birds

Bird of the Week #15: Baltimore Oriole

Baltimore Oriole Eats a Bug

One of the most gorgeous avian visitors to the Great Plains is the Baltimore Oriole! Learn more about this Halloween-colored beauty.

The Fledglings Are Here!

Bluebird Baby #1

In all my time as a birder, this might just be the most exciting thing that’s ever happened!

Weekly Update #13: Oriole at Last

Female Baltimore Oriole

I finally have a great shot of a Baltimore Oriole. Lots more great birdies in here too!

Bird of the Week #14: Barn Swallow

Barn Swallow on the Ground

Continuing the trend of doing something a little different, this week we’ll be looking at what one of my good friends calls avian fighter jets. And that’s an apt description! Go outside in an open area during a warm summer or spring day and… Continue Reading “Bird of the Week #14: Barn Swallow”

Safflower: The Secret Weapon

Learn why safflower is the secret weapon at my bird feeders!

A Visit to the Great Plains Nature Center

Finally! I managed to visit the Great Plains Nature Center as well as Riverside Park in downtown Wichita.

Bird of the Week #13: Great Blue Heron

Our Bird of the Week is a little different this week! We look at the Great Blue Heron and talk about my exciting experience with one.

A Visit to the Eagle Valley Raptor Center

Check out all the awesome photos from my visit to the Eagle Valley Raptor Center!

Bird of the Week #12: Bald Eagle

The national bird of the United States of America is perhaps the most beautiful of all raptors!

Bird of the Week #11: Harris’s Hawk

The Harris’s Hawk is the only “pack hunter” raptor and a gorgeous, social bird. Learn more!