Tag Archives: Nature

Winter Thrasher

Winter Thrasher

A young brown thrasher (Georgia’s state bird) doing his/her best of one of the few snowy days in Georgia. I was outside testing out my new Canon 70D when I heard this little guy moving around in a tree behind me. I’ve never really noticed how yellow their eyes are until I got this photo.

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Birds

In flight
In flight

I have no idea why, but for some time now, there have been so many birds gathering around our neighborhood, it’s somewhat surreal.  When outside, the sound of their chirping is almost deafening.  When they fly (simultaneously), it’s almost like something out of a horror movie.  Tonight, while out walking my dog with Oscar (you can see the very low-light picture I took of him on his scooter in the “People” gallery), I decided to try to get a few pictures of the birds.  Because it was an overcast evening, and there wasn’t much in the way of color, I decided to experiment with some black & white adjustments.  I really like the results.  Please feel free to comment — I’m always looking to improve.