2020's Favorite Pix

January 01, 2021  •  Leave a Comment

Towards the end of every year, lazy photographers, often prompted by even lazier editors, fill some space with a review of some of their favorite pix from the previous year. I'm a photographer of moderate vitality, so here's my selection of pix from 2020.

 

Harold finch arrived to tell me my number had come up. 

Male house finchMale house finchMale house finch

My name is Indigo Bunting. You filled my feeder. Prepare to dine. 

Indigo buntingIndigo buntingIndigo bunting

Indigo buntingIndigo buntingIndigo bunting
 

Atticus goldfinch on his way to ravage the feeder. 

American goldfinchAmerican goldfinchAmerican goldfinch

Cal Ripken is an unusual visitor to our yard.  Baltimore orioleBaltimore orioleBaltimore oriole, West Newbury, Vermont
Famous Dove didn't bring any BBQ.  Mourning doveMourning doveMourning dove

Orin nuthatch stopped to ponder the mysteries of life. And to decide what was for dinner.  White-breasted nuthatchWhite-breasted nuthatchWhite-breasted nuthatch


Cyrano came by searching for Roxane. 

Rose-breasted grosbeakRose-breasted grosbeakRose-breasted grosbeak

Felix the catbird is a regular visitor. 

Dexter and RomeoDexter and RomeoDexter and Romeo playing in the yard, Clark Homestead, West Newbury, Vermont

Looking for some dove love.  Dexter and RomeoDexter and RomeoDexter and Romeo playing in the yard, Clark Homestead, West Newbury, Vermont
Gordie Howe airing his views.  Red-winged blackbirdsRed-winged blackbirdsRed-winged blackbird

My loons hatched two chicks, one survived to migrate at the end of the season.  Common loonCommon loonCommon loon, North Haverhill, New Hampshire Common loonCommon loonCommon loon, North Haverhill, New Hampshire Common loonCommon loonCommon loon, North Haverhill, New Hampshire Common loonCommon loonCommon loon, North Haverhill, New Hampshire

Common loonCommon loonCommon loon, North Haverhill, New Hampshire

Common loonCommon loonCommon loon, North Haverhill, New Hampshire

Common loonCommon loonCommon loon, North Haverhill, New Hampshire
 


 

Osprey can you see this raptor? OspreyOspreyOsprey OspreyOspreyOsprey


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Phoebe Snow about to go on a trip to Buffalo. 
Eastern PhoebeEastern Phoebe

Ruby Valentino and his friends entertained us as they fought over the feeders and visited our thistle patch. 
Ruby-throated hummingbirdRuby-throated hummingbirdRuby-throated hummingbird, West Newbury, Vermont
Ruby-throated hummingbirdRuby-throated hummingbirdRuby-throated hummingbird, West Newbury, Vermont

Atticus was a regular at the thistle. 
American goldfinchAmerican goldfinchAmerican goldfinch
American goldfinch feeding on thistleAmerican goldfinch feeding on thistleAmerican goldfinch feeding on thistle, West Newbury, Vermont

Seeing this guy always left me sad and bittern.  American bitternAmerican bitternAmerican bittern, North Haverhill, New Hampshire
The 2021 model song sparrows arrived in late summer. 

Song sparrowSong sparrowSong sparrow
And, Adler, fishing at Conowingo. 

Bald eagleBald eagleBald eagles at Conowingo Dam, Darlington, Maryland Bald eagleBald eagleBald eagles at Conowingo Dam, Darlington, Maryland


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