Thursday, March 22, 2012

Of Birds and Tulips

Today I am posting some photographs that I took yesterday while sitting on our front porch,
come with me on our adventure into the wonderful world our Creator has made for us to enjoy.

The first photograph, just to peak your interest, is of the first Male Gold Finch of this season.

Click on any photograph to enlarge for a better view.

Coming in for a landing..A Male Gold Finch.

A White Crowned Sparrow

Same White Crowned Sparrow eating his lunch.

I take several photos to get the different expressions they display.

A Male House Finch

Could not ask for a better "Posing" subject, they seem to love posing for me.

Male House Finch again, don't you just love the expressions on their faces?

He is just as curious about me as I am of Him.

A Female House Finch.

Another of the Female House Finch.

A Male and Female House Finch in the bushes.

He and She discussing the events of the day.

Male Gold Finch.

He is asking "Is Breakfast ready yet"?

Isn't He cute?

"Now if I could just find my wife, she must be shopping"

Orange Tulips in our flower bed.

More of the Orange Tulips.

Pink and Yellow tulips.

Pink Tulip with the morning dew on it.

A lovely Yellow Bloom.

Three Orange Tulips with morning dew on them.

The Flower bed at the back of the yard with Tulips Blooming.

Some of the blooms in front of the Propane Tank.

While sitting on the front porch I spotted these two horses grazing about a mile away..decided to take their photo, Just because I my 70-300VR lens...not bad from that far away.

I hope you enjoyed the tour of our World here and the wonders Creator has provided for our viewing pleasure...please feel free to leave a comment below..that way I know you are looking.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Foggy Morning Adventures

You may notice I am having trouble getting the Font to appear in the right place , well, I haven't posted in quite some time and it seems they have made some changes in the
method of arranging the font either "Alligned Left" or "Allign Center", or it could be just

 As Usual, you can click on the Photographs to enlarge for a better view.

Yesterday dawned foggy and wet, so I took the camera out to try and capture some  fog shots, and because the light was just right for shooting flowers etc. I decided to take a few photographs of some of the 200 Tulips that I planted early this fall that are now up and blooming. 

Just across the road a shot of the fog over the field.

                                      A Glorious Sunrise in the making in the South East.

                                                                South East Sunrise.

                   Sunrise in the North East..with a Jet trail illuminated by the rising Sun.

 Morning Purple..In the foreground is White Sage growing, and to the left is Yarrow, in background is the Purple ( Miniature Grape Hyacinths ? )..not sure of the name.

 A very friendly Robin just a few feet away from me exploring the wet grass for breakfast.

 Yes, He was just as curious about me as I was to Him..stopping to take a good look at me.

                       Just a few shots now of some of the new arrivals in the tulip bed.

                                                Striped glory...what a beautiful Tulip.

                                    One nearly finished Blooming Tulip and a new arrival.

                                                             Lovely Orange bloom.

                                                             Pink..what a soft color.

                                                              Another Pink Bloom.

                                                                          More Pink.

                                                                   Pale but lovely.

Orange, Pink, Red, and emerging White.