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Sunday, July 24, 2011
I came across some spring bird
that I forgot to share with you!
forget that it is a bazillion degrees out there
go back to spring days with warm , gentle breezes with me....
A Bohemian Waxwing in the apple blossoms:
My wonderful Baltimore Oriole, who stayed here about a month and flew on to better grape jelly, no doubt:
Wait a minute....do I have grape jelly on my BEAK????
(The waxwing refuses to look at that silly grape-smeared Baltimore Oriole beak, and opts to look out at the lake instead....)
But all that Baltimore Oriole beak-smacking broke down his willpower, so he began to munch on apple blossoms instead!:
Which immediately attracted the hungry BlueJay. Because, as everyone knows, EVERY bluejay is hungry!:
Which THEN attracted the catbird!:
I just love spring for the different varieties of birds we get in the yard...
lately it has been much quieter...
some Grackles, some sparrows, some chickadees, robins and a few hummingbirds are still here...
You know what THAT means????
To get our bird fix...
We need YOU to submit your favorite BIRD photos
into me (no later than midnight July 31st) for this month's theme
the FREE PHOTO CONTEST!!!
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- I retired in June 2008 and started my blog in November 2008. I worked at several jobs as a Registered Nurse prior to retirement. I LOVE being retired! Blogging has offered me a whole new venue to start writing again and to share new hobbies such as gardening, birdwatching and sharing my nature photography. If you like my blog, PLEASE click on "follow this blog". Having a lot of followers reading my blog gives me incentive to continue to do photography and to continue to write. I also LOVE comments, so I encourage you to leave me a comment after you read my posts. Thanks everyone, for taking the time to read me!!
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