February 4, 2017

It's February and the Critters are Busy

Birds are enjoying my feeders and other animals are still doing their own things.  

When I saw these red creatures on a sign, I wondered what they were supposed to be! I took a cell phone picture and later I finally realized what represent: lovebirds! (Never mind that they are look like red pickles!)

Next we have a real bird down by the pond. I believe this is a muscovy duck, although it could be a hybrid.

Flash, as usual, observes all, at least when he isn't sleeping. 

Finally, another large bird beside the pond. I had seem the great blue heron earlier, flying quickly out of sight. I was excited when he came back to our yard and I got this picture using a zoom lens.


  1. Beautiful shots!


  2. Hello, Flash looks like a great dog. He is cute. Love the Great Blue Heron, cool muscovy and sweet feeder birds. Great shots. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Have a happy day and new week ahead!

  3. lovely critters except for the lovebirds :)

  4. You have some very lovely shots here, Linda. Flash looks like a real sweetie. And your red pickles made me laugh.

  5. I always like to see a blue heron. They're wonderful birds!

  6. Super shots you've shared.
    Thank you

    All the best Jan

  7. Nice collection of critters! We've had quite a few birds visit our feeders too.

  8. I so love you Flash's glance, he seem to see everything and to be so interesting in what's happening !

    Hope your week is off to a good start,
    I'm sending hugs and more hugs to you

    XX Dany

  9. Flash always looks so charming. I love the blue heron shot.


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