I finally got a picture of big bird (and instagram lately)


As I was getting ready to go out the back door yesterday low and behold there was the big bird I have been trying to get a picture of for 3 years. I stopped and grabbed my iPhone and took his picture from the house. I think the guy has eyes in the back of his head and can hear a mile away. He takes off with the slightest movement or sound and I never have a camera handy when I have come upon him. I haven't had the greatest of timing. He's a fast little guy! I've been told it is a Grey Heron. There is a little pool of water in the creek where he is standing that has small fish in it and he comes down there to eat but he's terribly shy. Now if I can just get a picture of the redheaded woodpecker that's also camera shy :o)




 



My recent instagram pictures downloaded from my phone along with my big bird pictures so I thought I'd share those while I was at it.

 

I printed this next one for my newly redecorated bedroom which is shades of green and gold.  You can see it here.  I used an olive mat and black frame. I love it!



 

This is the newest member of our family, Fiona. She's a wild cat that has taken up residence. Doesn't help that I feed her everyday. I couldn't stand the thought of the little thing being hungry and now I do believe she thinks she's home :o)



Looking forward to capturing a picture of him in full flight. He has a huge wing span and is truly beautiful. Someday ♥





7 comments:

  1. I love it when wild animals just appear AND when I happen to have a camera on me! That bird looks awesome, what wonderful shots! And your kitty is so cute! (Maine Coon?)

    With love from San Francisco, California,
    Sabrina
    http://www.rougespark.com

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    1. When we first moved in we had to cut a bunch of trees and I had lots of animals just appear, including a family of skunks which I luckily didn't scare :o) We even had a beaver dam last year. I will have to find some old pictures.

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