Backyard Bird Videos

Backyard Bird Videos

I’ve been playing around with the motion detection setting on my DBPower EX5000 camera (what I call my Faux Pro).  On Saturday afternoon I used my handy-dandy flexible tripod to mount the camera to the bird feeder shepard’s hook. That day I got some decent...
Winter Wildlife

Winter Wildlife

It’s been a while since I’ve posted some photos of our local backyard wildlife (or front yard as it generally is around here).This little opossum was scrounging around the bird feeder and eating up the sweet potato fries we had thrown out for the birds....
Vermin Control

Vermin Control

 I was out in the shed today looking for camping supplies and just poking around minding my own business.  Jason came out to help me and while I was standing right in front of the stack of plywood he quietly said, “Don’t move fast, but slowly look...
Awesome Orb Weaver

Awesome Orb Weaver

Isn’t she beautiful! This orb weaver is currently living out her last days at our friend’s house. On our last pool day of the summer we noticed she had made an egg sack about 5 feet away from her web. She will die at first frost, but the egg sack, if left...
Groundhog Visitor

Groundhog Visitor

This little guy has been hanging around our back yard and sunning on the lower back deck. He’s (or she) is fairly small so I’m thinking he just recently left momma groundhog to be on his own. We were seeing him every day, but after an afternoon of target...
Peter Cottontail

Peter Cottontail

I was out taking photos of birds on the feeder when I spied this guy hiding in the tall grass. I got as close as I could to him before he spooked and took off.  I was lucky and got him in mid jump going down the driveway. To my amazement, this photo made...

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