I’ve lived in my home for over twenty years but rarely spotted a cardinal in our yard. Things changed nearly four years ago . . . after Dad passed away. The day after Dad’s death, I could hear the sweet chirping of a bird as I mowed the backyard. It was louder than the noise… Continue reading For You, Dad!
Funny how the tall bean plants in my neighbour’s garden attract just as many birds as my birdfeeder! © Rita Jacques 2020 Windsor, Ontario.
At the beginning of the pandemic, I did a lot of bird watching in my backyard. Especially searching for cardinals. I was curious why this particular cardinal was spending so much time in my neighbour’s eavestrough. A feast of bugs? Then, I figured it out! He was taking a bath! © Rita Jacques 2020. Windsor,… Continue reading Thousand Word Thursdays #184
I had my camera near me while I played in the garden yesterday, in hopes of catching a photo of a cardinal in the blossoming apple tree. By evening, plenty of blossoms had fallen to the ground and still no cardinal. I thought I wouldn’t catch a photo after all this year. Then, as I… Continue reading Thousand Word Thursday #175
Today’s post is for Mom! These geese were seen visiting her retirement home. Since Mom’s vision isn’t as sharp as when younger, I thought she would like to see the geese up close on her computer screen. Enjoy, Mom! © Rita Jacques 2020 Chatham, Ontario.
I’ve only visited the marina twice, but the grace of the geese flying and descending before landing in the water amazes me every time. Check it out! © Rita Jacques 2019 Windsor, Ontario.
I snapped this pic of a crow atop a Tim Horton’s but it was a hazy day. Loved the crow! Had some fun playing around with the picture anyways! Check out these versions— © Rita Jacques 2019 Chatham, Ontario.
Fish envy! © Rita Jacques 2019 Windsor, Ontario.
I could watch these graceful swans for hours! © Rita Jacques 2019. Windsor, Ontario.
After a break in the cold weather, the marina was full of geese, ducks, and swans enjoying the melting ice, searching for fish. Bird lover’s heaven for photographers! © Rita Jacques 2019. Windsor, Ontario.