I hung out at the kitchen window, waiting for some cuteness to come along and grace the fence. I had a few visitors while I waited…Clicking a photo will bring up the slide show, mousing over shows captions.
Linking to Good Fences
Cute Downy Woodpecker–but no fence…
Adorable Carolina Wren, but still no fence to be found…
Sweet Red-bellied Woodpecker, no fence
A Brown Thrasher for Theresa, but no fence…
This Red-bellied female scolded me because the Blue Jays cleaned out the peanut feeder, refused to sit on the fence…
Finally! Cuteness, AND a fence.
Today I’m featuring a few of my backyard friends, feathered–and otherwise. It’s beginning to feel like fall in Virginia, the humidity lessens, a nice breeze welcomes one to step outdoors, and the hours of daylight decrease a wee bit each day. Acorns are falling and the squirrels are burying them.
Song Sparrow demonstrates: Lean forward, stretch to the left, and touch your toes…
…now stand up tall…
…stretch to the right…neck a little tight?…
…look to the right and hold that stretch…
Brown Thrasher demonstrates…
…the plank position…work those abs!
And here we have Downward-facing
That’s your workout for the day–carry on! Happy Wednesday!
Linking to Wild Bird Wednesday
Wednesday Around the World
January 22, 2014
It isn’t often a blanket of snow covers our yard.
Birds left footprints under the feeder.
Here’s my icicle collection!
Song Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, and if you look closely, the Brown Thrasher made itself a nice place to settle in for a nap.
A male Northern Cardinal adds a dash of color.
Song Sparrow and female Northern Cardinal
Linking to Wild Bird Wednesday on this snowy day–Thanks, Stewart
The Brown Thrasher is visiting again. Sharing with the wonderful birders at Wild Bird Wednesday.
Thanks for hosting, Stewart!
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Brown Thrasher fans will be happy to know (s)he is a much cleaner bird than when last seen. Click any photo to bring up slide show.