Backyard Bird Photography

Sharing photographs I take of the birds and enjoying the beauty of nature.
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Hooded Oriole full body showing tail

I had to pull the zoom back to fit him in the frame, so it not a close portrait, but it’s effective.

Hummingbird in the garden today

Hummingbird in the garden today

Hooded Oriole with feeder in the shadow

Usually I don’t take photographs when the sun isn’t on all of the subject, but this effect has contrast.

Hooded Oriole bath series redux

In this one, it’s interesting how the bird gets wetter and wetter. Also, I decided to concentrate on its moments between bathing, rather than try to get action shots and standing shots in the…

Nanday Parakeet flies from one perch to another

I like this series. Like a film. The bird at the top, center right, jumps to the perch at the right.

The Story of the Backlit Hooded Oriole

He addresses the feeder; sticks his tongue out; then flies off.

The Story of the Hooded Oriole Bath

He stands in the birdbath.He gets started.He picks up steam.Time for a break.

The book on backyard bird photography by Mathew Tekulsky

Fans of bird watching will rejoice with Backyard Bird Photography , a guide for learning how to set up your backyard in order to take the best photographs of your local birds. In addition to guiding y