Category Archives: red-shouldered hawks

The color of our planet

19 November, 2017        The color of our planet  The preceding picture is Pony Pasture rocks at a very civilized hour this morning.  Every year as the leaves drop away and the sky turns its brightest blue I think … Continue reading

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Either a janitor or a thief, apprehended by dogs

12 November, 2017            Either a janitor or a thief, apprehended by dogs Friday night when I walked Mackey and Turner they bolted off the front porch and stampeded the bushes on the north side of … Continue reading

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Let somebody else do the heavy lifting!

29 October, 2017            Let somebody else do the heavy lifting!  That’s the one good picture I’ve taken this week. Regarding the title of this post, some readers (assuming I have more than one) may recall a … Continue reading

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 All in a day’s hike

8 October, 2017            All in a day’s hike I took that picture today at 12:30. It’s not even in black and white – that’s a color picture! The most notable thing about the weather at Pony … Continue reading

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A brand new treasure at Pony Pasture

13 August, 2017 I began hiking and photographing in Pony Pasture in 1995. This morning – after twenty-two years – I photographed my first Indigo bunting (Passerina cyanea): I don’t have a million pictures this week and I am (as … Continue reading

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Some days, revisited

16 July, 2017            Some days, revisited “Some days it all adds up And what you got isn’t enough” – U2, Some Days, 1993  A Red-shouldered hawk (Buteo lineatus) in Glen Allen Wednesday morning:  I drove east from … Continue reading

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“Well that’s a blessing!”

5 March, 2017            “Well that’s a blessing!” “Well that’s a blessing!” That eagle stroked its broad wings a time or two and soared aloft  on a mid-morning thermal above Williams Island. I had just snapped a picture; … Continue reading

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