Saturday, April 07, 2018

Some spring birds and buds

A few backyard birds from the last week or so

A White-breasted nuthatch

white-breasted nuthatch

A pair of Mourning doves - the male has pink and blue feathers

pair of mourning doves

A female Downy woodpecker

downy woodpecker on limb

A Hermit thrush in the grass

hermit thrush

and in the trees

hermit thrush in branches

A Brown thrasher in the grass

brown thrasher eating nut

and in the trees

brown thasher in branches

A Yellow-rumped warbler, Myrtle variety
Myrtle Yellow-rumped warbler on branch on ground

Two male and one female Northern Cardinal

two male and one female cardinal in bare branches

A motley bunch of American goldfinches - look at the molt going on on that male!

5 american goldfinches on nyjer feeder

A shiny American crow - it's hard to get pics of them in the grass because they're very skittish

american crow

A female Brown-headed cowbird prepares to leave as a Carolina chickadee comes in for a bite

cowbird and chickadee on feeder

Gray squirrel lounging on the feeder station

squirrel lounging on beam

And (for Kathie), it's Theodore!

chipmunk on wall

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2 Comments:

At 5:57 PM, April 09, 2018 Anonymous Kathie had this to say...

Awwww, Theodore!

What is this Spring whereof you speak? We're still getting snow today, albeit flurries. A few courageous early daffodils are reconsidering their decision to start blossoming.

 
At 6:15 PM, April 09, 2018 Blogger The Ridger, FCD had this to say...

And we had frost last night!

 

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