Here is a photo of a Mallard in my neighborhood, who posed quite nicely for me.
Here are some berries on a Utah Juniper in the Arizona sun. Read more here: THE DISTINCT JUNIPER TREE
Here is a Pine Siskin in a young Ponderosa Pine tree. Learn about them here: PINE SISKIN and here: PINE SISKINS.
Here are some more textures from Ponderosa Pine and Gambel Oak tree bark.