BIRD WATCHING ON AN ICICLE-LY DAY

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Eurasian Sparrows

January  14,  2016

While the human  species was hunkered down  indoors over the weekend  dreading  the ice storm prediction, our little feathered friends had no  choice but to venture out in search of  nourishment.    Here is  a sampling  of the birds that visited my backyard feeders over the weekend.

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Gold Finch wearing her winter colors.

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Flicker Woodpecker – a daily visitor not matter what the weather.

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House Finch waits his turn for space at the feeder.

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The Flicker sits among the ice coated branches.

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Female Red Bellied Woodpecker –  a regular.

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The Male Red Bellied Woodpecker – also a regular.

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Lastly  a Cardinal and a Pine Sisken.

Hope you enjoyed the photos and that the  weather treated you kindly in spite of the prediction.

Thanks for reading!

 

 

WINTER FEASTING FOR MY BACKYARD BIRDS

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Cardinal dressed up in his Christmas red coat.

December 18, 2014

Yesterday morning, with the snow flakes gently falling, I refilled the winter’s supply of nutrition for my little,  but ever so entertaining,  backyard birds.  Within moments of  going back inside, the show began at my kitchen window……..

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Black-capped Chickadee

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Flicker Woodpecker

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Finch, with just a hint of her Christmas colors

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Female Cardinal  looking a little grumpy but yet  her comb all done in an updo for the holidays

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My  favorite for last  – the Tufted Tit Mouse – who are so  darn fast I’m always lucky to get one photo, yet today I got three!

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Coming in for a landing…..

Hope you enjoyed the show! Thanks for reading!

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