Reflections On A Killdeer And Other Recent Photos

This killdeer is a bird I should never have taken for granted - Photo: Melissa Hafting

I thought it was time to post some recent photos I have taken. Killdeer are often hard to ignore. You see and hear them everywhere and we (myself included) often pass them by. I took the time to really photograph one properly, to try and do this beautiful bird justice. They really are an attractive shorebird. The black-ringed chest, red eye-ring, reddish mantle and white belly... they are true stunners. When one perched on top of an elegant perch I couldn't ignore him and took several shots.

Killdeer in Richmond - Photos: Melissa Hafting

Also my friend Graham Sunderland found an Indigo Bunting recently at Colony Farm and I got the pleasure to photograph that beauty.

Male Indigo Bunting in Coquitlam - Photos: Melissa Hafting

I will end with an always attractive Yellow-headed Blackbird that posed for me this month.

A male Yellow-headed Blackbird is always fun to see - Photos: Melissa Hafting

Comments

  1. Heh, I was out with a friend just the other day and we were commenting on “just another robin”, “just another Towhee”. They are all special in their own way…umm kind of like us

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  2. beautiful shots mel! thank you for all your help recently at boundary bay. you were so caring and helpful getting me to identify the different sandpiper species.

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  3. Beautiful pictures. I really love the indigo bunting!

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