My name is H.J. Ruiz; I live in Georgia with my wife Lucy and son Tyler. I’m an avid photographer and bird watcher. I created my Avian101 blog in order to have an opportunity to share my experiences and also display my bird photos and what ever information that pertains to birds. The birds I seek to photograph are not exclusively domestic but from all the world. I have been very busy reading and doing research to learn more about avians. On my blog you’ll be able to read about my own observations and personal opinions referring to the many species of birds. There are many factors in the lives of birds, I consider factors such as descriptions, behaviors, habitats, migrations and other general relevant information about birds.
When I started my blog, I was limited to my backyard, then later I realized that the whole world is my backyard!
Very Important Note:
“My Backyard Visitors” is a non-profit Blog, created for informative and educational reasons only. Authors credits are mentioned for copies or quotes. All images (Photos or illustrations) © HJ Ruiz.
My email: firstname.lastname@example.org
My photo equipment consist on the following:
- Fujifilm XE-1 Mirrorless
- Canon 60D
- Canon 5D Mark ll
- Nikon D750
- Sigma zoom 100-400mm
- Canon Rebel T1i
- Sigma DG zoom 120-400mm
- Sigma DG zoom 150-500mm
- Canon zoom 75-300mm
- Canon zoom 18-55mm
- Teleconverters 1.4X,
- Teleconverter 2X
- Polarizer filters, UV etc.
- Monopod with quick release grip
- Induro Gimbal head
All images are property and copyright of H.J. Ruiz. – Avian101
In case that you might like to use one of my photos for your Web Page or Blog, all you have to do is just ask me. Please do not download any content without my permission. Thank you!
I do encourage you to write your comments about what you see on this Blog. 🙂
Special gift from a friend:
Flight Of Love
Beautiful American Robin -You fly
Cool crisp morning -Across the sky.
Linger for a moment – To catch your breath
Longing looking for – A place to nest.
American Robin your- No different now
Than the others around you – that perch on a bough.
Your skills abound the – the world you grace
Motor skills better – than an indie car race.
Yes little Carolina Chickadee – you may be small
But flying around – you astound us all.
Petite or immense – you land on the fence
Look across the land – where you have been banned.
You carry along – you tune, your song
And live life with luster – although you cluster.
We appreciate you – in all that you do
As you fly above – and remind us of love.
Melanie Copeland © 2011
Written in dedication to H.J. Ruiz
“May you always notice the small creatures that vie for our attention.”