Wildlife Gardeners - North American Wildlife Gardening  

Go Back   Wildlife Gardeners - North American Wildlife Gardening > Welcome To The Wildlife Gardeners Forum! > Photo of the Month

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-30-2010, 02:17 PM   #41
WG Prize & Gift Coordinator
 
havalotta's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Michigan
Default

GREAT shots quite the man!
__________________
The successful woman is the woman that had the chance and took it!

A walk among the elusive Whitetail Deer
havalotta is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-30-2010, 09:28 PM   #42
WG Prize & Gift Coordinator
 
havalotta's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Michigan
Default

I found a wounded killdeer flopping it's broken wing in the sand......Poor thing.
June 2010 Photo of the Month Contest - post entries here-killdeer-charadrius-vociferus-dscf7626.jpg
Little does he know...... I know..... It's a ploy to lead me away from its nest. They're quite the little tricksters.
Upon further investigation I was able to locate the rest of his family by walking in the opposite direction he was leading me.
The female remains motionless thus concealing her clutch.
__________________
The successful woman is the woman that had the chance and took it!

A walk among the elusive Whitetail Deer
havalotta is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2010, 10:39 AM   #43
WG Hospitality & UAOKA recipient
 
dapjwy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Pennsylvania
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by tineckbone View Post
My very first buttonbush flower!!! Don't really care if it is a good picture, just wanted to share my joy with everyone!
Congratulations!

I bought my first buttonbush this year and planted it near a drainage ditch that dries out in the summer, I'm hoping that it will be moist enough. I'm looking forward to my first flower...not sure if it will be next year or if I'll have a longer wait.
dapjwy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2010, 10:40 AM   #44
WG Hospitality & UAOKA recipient
 
dapjwy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Pennsylvania
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Kildale View Post
Just back from the Oregon coast and thought I would put this picture of Haystack Rock in as I had to get up at six A M to catch the low tide.
Beautiful...thank you for sacraficing sleeping in so you could share this pic with us.
dapjwy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2010, 10:44 AM   #45
WG Hospitality & UAOKA recipient
 
dapjwy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Pennsylvania
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by jack View Post
I took my potted shrub which is only about ten inches tall, but multi-stemmed, and put it in a much larger pot and placed it on a shelf I built into the side of the pond. Turned out it is probably only in 5 or 6 inches of water due to the draught we're having here.

It's a happy solution since I'll be on the road for awhile and didn't want to take the risk of it drying out. If it's doing well after a spell in there, I'll keep it there, if not, I'll put it in the ground.

One question to all, will it be a problem leaving it potted in the pond through the winter? The pond freezes down more than six inches, so it would be frozen solid during the core of the winter months.
My *guess* is that it freezes solid in nature...but it is up to you if you want to risk it.
dapjwy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2010, 10:49 AM   #46
WG Hospitality & UAOKA recipient
 
dapjwy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Pennsylvania
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by havalotta View Post
What can I say.....
Attachment 17650
I was standing hidden behind a tree watching a doe and two fawns graze.
The doe slowly makes her way down the hill and into the water for what I thought would be a drink.
Boy was I surprised..... She DELIBERATELY went into the water to pee! Nothing else....Just walked on out and resumed grazing.
You can even see her milk bag hanging between her legs!
Caught in a compromising position. Strange, I never thought they'd squat...not that I'd ever really thought about it.

Unique picture.
dapjwy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2010, 10:54 AM   #47
WG Hospitality & UAOKA recipient
 
dapjwy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Pennsylvania
Default

Thanks for sharing, Quietman.

You must have a great setup ...You make me want to set up a blind.

The catbird is in such a great position! I have catbirds and bluebirds that have made a home in my yard, and I saw a Baltimore oriole last spring. I'd love to have them as a permanent resident too.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Quietman View Post
Knowing the website is on the brink, thought I'd post these all the same.

Baltimore Oriole
Attachment 17698
Date Taken : 26 JUN 10
Lens : 100-400mm
F-Stop : 5.6
Exposure Time : 1/320 sec
ISO : 400
Focal length : 210mm
White Balance : Auto
Exp. Program : Program


Gray Catbird
Attachment 17699
Date Taken : 26 JUN 10
Lens : 100-400mm
F-Stop : 7.1
Exposure Time : 1/400 sec
ISO : 400
Focal length : 210mm
White Balance : Auto
Exp. Program : Program


Eastern Bluebird (with snack)
Attachment 17700
Date Taken : 26 JUN 10
Lens : 100-400mm
F-Stop : 6.3
Exposure Time : 1/400 sec
ISO : 400
Focal length : 210mm
White Balance : Auto
Exp. Program : Program

All photos: Tripod mounted (in blind) with remote operation, mildly cropped.

Thanks everyone! Hoping we can all pull together to keep this great site going!!

Quietman
dapjwy is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
butterflies, contest, entries, fauna, flower photo contest, flowers, free, free photo contest, june, month, nature, nature photo contest, nature photos, photo, photo contest, photo entries, photo of the month, photographers, photos, plant photos, plants, tree photos, trees, wildlife, wildlife photos

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:13 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2