This blog is about my garden and the outdoors. I am new to photography but I am trying to show some of the pretty things that grow here in Michigan. I love the wild things who visit me and I dont mind if they eat a bit here and there. I like it more if they let me take their picture. As time goes on I think I will try to show you around the beautiful area that I live in as well as my garden. I try to use my own pictures as much as possible but will also use pictures from the web. If I inadvertently use your photo or work without permission please email me and I will remove it or give credit if you prefer. I will give credit when I know who the owner is. I would ask that anyone using my pictures do the same.
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Sunday, December 30, 2012

Birds of a Feather.........

Today is bitter cold and a new dusting of snow. The squirrels came in a herd it seems. Spent a lot of time waving stuff out the windows and chasing them away so the birds could feed.
Mr and Mrs C came in and a couple of Blue Jays but mostly the Chickadees. The squirrels kept most away. I am going to have to do something about that. Get something to scare them. I wonder what they do not like in the way of noise. Hmmmmmmm.
Well I did manage a few pictures. So here are a few for today. The dried up Hydrangea still looks beautiful

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A few seeds left for birds.
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Here she is, a bit worried about the squirrels and plotting their demise.

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Plotting from a different angle...........

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The Blue Jay got in after I scrammed the squirrels



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So here is Mr C who came looking for Mrs

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The same birds come every day. Some days I am lucky to see someone different. The squirrels have passed the news and I think every one of them within a block or two come to check out the feeders. When I scram them they run in all directions along the wires and over tree tops. They are soon back though.

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11 comments:

Magic Love Crow said...

Great pictures of the birds! And, I love the first pictures of the dried plants with the seeds and the dried Hydrangea! Very earthy! Happy New Year ;o)

Rebecca said...

What a lovely post and wonderful photos! Have a Happy New Year.

Gary said...

Great shots!! Happy New Year. Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Black Jack's Carol said...

Oh my! I so love Mr and Mrs C and the blue jay too. Also the proof that old is beautiful :) Happy New Year!

Red Nomad OZ said...

Fabulous texture on the 1st two shots - but nothing beats the RED of that Cardinal! Possibly because they don't appear downunder ...

Regina said...

Beautiful blooms!
Happy 2013!

Regina said...

Beautiful captures!
Happy 2013!

NatureFootstep said...

a lovely shot of mrs C :)

makiejl.com said...

your birds are beautiful!!
~Linda

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Anne (cornucopia) said...

Fantastic bird photos!