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Gray Kingbird (Tyrannus dominicensis) on a Flame Tree• Photo R. C. Flores-Gunkle

Flowers and Feathers

What makes a good bird photograph? I assume it is one that clearly captures the subject in its natural habitat and reveals its identifying features. It must take patience, a good eye, encyclopedic knowledge and, perhaps, a good ear to recognize its song.

I fail on all counts. I have little patience, scant knowledge(of birds), poor eyesight, and poor…



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Ronald C. Flores-Gunkle

An aging humanist hanging on to the idea that there is hope for humankind — against all current indications. You can see his published work on Amazon.