Friday, August 7, 2015

I’ll Fly Away

1. January 2013 WWDraw-kab Sandhill Cranes at Whitewater Draw, AZ 2-13

In honor of our move this weekend I thought I’d post a few of my best photos of birds in flight. These were taken in various years all across the United States. Dates, species, and locations are beneath each photo. Enjoy!

2. DSC_0471 LENI tucson 2008 Lesser Nighthawk, Corona de Tucson, AZ 2008

3. DSC_0450 PUMA Corona de Tucson 2008 Purple Martins, Corona de Tucson, AZ 2008

4. Canada goose-kab Canada Goose, Stirling Bog, Andover, MA 2010


5. DSC_0031 TUVU Colchester 2015 Turkey Vulture, Colchester CT 2015

6. DSC_0224 Imperial valley ag fields-kab Cattle Egrets and White-faced Ibis, Imperial Ag Fields, CA 2012

7. DSC_0040 RTHA Tucson 2012-kab Red-tailed Hawk, Tucson, AZ 2012

8. DSC_0279 HAHA Tucson 2013 Harris Hawk, Tucson, AZ 2013

9. DSC_0204 CBHawk Tubac 2013 Common Black Hawk, Tubac, AZ 2013

10. DSC_0095 NOFL Andover, MA 2012 Northern Flicker (yellow-shafted) Andover, MA 2012

11. DSC_0056 heron n egret Tucson 2013 Great Blue Heron and Great Egret, Tucson, AZ 2013

12. DSC_0208 ZTHA Sahaurita, AZ 2013 Zone-tailed Hawk, Sahuarita, AZ 2013

13. DSC_0033 neotropic corms at Reid Park 2013-kab Neotropic Cormorants, Reid Park, Tucson, AZ 2013 


14. DSC_0209 NOHA Bosque del apache 2012-kab Northern Harrier, Bosque del Apache, NM 2012

15. DSC_0232 crested caracara 2014 FL Crested Caracara, FL 2014

16. DSC_0253 Pelican Salton Sea 2012 American White Pelican, The Salton Sea, CA 2012

17. DSC_0058 Manx Shearwater revere beach 2012 Manx Shearwaters, Revere Beach, MA 2012

18. DSC_0337 mountain bluebird Three Points, AZ 2009 Mountain Bluebird, Three Points, AZ 2009


19. DSC_0340 Brown pelicans Salton Sea 2012 Brown Pelicans, The Salton Sea, CA 2012

20. DSC_0508 GREG lakeside park, Tucson 2012 Great Egret, Lakeside Park, Tucson, AZ 2012

Check out all the birds at Feathers on Friday 

21. DSC_0080 sunset lake ontario 2011 A line of cormorants flies low over Lake Ontario, NY at sunset 2011


Oh that I had the wings of a dove, for I would fly away and be at rest.”

Psalms 55:6


  1. Awesome series of flight shots, well done! Enjoy your new place! Happy Friday, have a great weekend!

    1. Thanks, Eileen. It will be busy and exhausting, I'm sure but somehow I will get through it.

    2. Thanks, Eileen. It will be busy and exhausting, I'm sure but somehow I will get through it.

  2. What a joy it must have been to see these photos for the first time. Absolutely marvelous shots Kathie. Wishing you all smooth sailing with your move :)

  3. Hi Katie

    These are wonderful photos, you must have been delighted to see how many beautiful shots you had captured.

    Good luck with the move.

  4. Life is change and movement. Good luck on the new adventure that will be. I love all those pics....and some of them I remember standing next to you with:) Birds are wonderful .


Welcome to my nest! I hope you will enjoy spending time here with me and the birds. Thank you for your comments. I will try to get back to you as soon as I get back from counting more birds.