Tenderness of Heart

My local burrowing owls have BABIES! Little handsome fuzzy babies!

Mama and baby Killdeer, Las Vegas, NV 4-11-2014

This one was suspicious of my motives.

This male Gambel’s Quail was on my backyard wall calling plaintively over and over.

North Las Vegas, NV
3-27-14

American Wigeon, the David Bowie of birds.

American Wigeon, the David Bowie of birds.

Burrowing Owl, Las Vegas, NV 2-21-14

He was annoyed by me and my camera. LOOK AT HIS FACE!!!

Verdin, my backyard, North Las Vegas, NV 2-16-2014

White-crowned Sparrow, my backyard, North Las Vegas, NV 2-16-2014

That quail is back in my backyard! Just hanging out on the wall. #birds #birdsofinstagram #birding #quail #spring

That quail is back in my backyard! Just hanging out on the wall. #birds #birdsofinstagram #birding #quail #spring

SHUT THE FRONT DOOR. Guy saves a baby hummingbird and they become best friends.

Now there’s a handsome devil!

Now there’s a handsome devil!

feathersandbeaks:

magicalnaturetour:

 Moment of Peace by Ronald Green :)

Red-headed woodpeckers

Ya gotta love redheads!

feathersandbeaks:

magicalnaturetour:

Moment of Peace by Ronald Green :)

Red-headed woodpeckers

Ya gotta love redheads!

Can you spot the roadrunner?

Can you spot the roadrunner?

There is the sweetest little Say’s Phoebe that has been flitting around my neighborhood the last few days. Today I saw it in a tree while walking my dog, Mick. So cute!

There is the sweetest little Say’s Phoebe that has been flitting around my neighborhood the last few days. Today I saw it in a tree while walking my dog, Mick. So cute!

A lone hawk….circling. 

(sorry birders, I’m not advanced enough to know what type of hawk it was….)

A lone hawk….circling.

(sorry birders, I’m not advanced enough to know what type of hawk it was….)