December 26, 2018

Well-Fed Birds

Gold Finches
I'm feeding birds again, hoping that our local bear has gone into semi-hibernation and won't tear down my feeders!

The woodpeckers like the suet and the "woodpecker block." The one hanging upside down is a red bellied woodpecker and I believe the other one is a yellow bellied sapsucker. I don't see sapsuckers very often so I grabbed the camera when this one showed up.

The blue jays surprised me by feeding in a group of three. Usually I see only one or two at a time. They were scavenging food that had fallen from a feeder courtesy of a squirrel that was grabbing whatever seed he could from it, spilling quite a bit.

Speaking of squirrels... well, what can I say?


  1. Lindas estas fotografias uma autentica ternura e aproveito para desejar a continuação de umas Boas Festas. 🎄

    Dedais de Francisco e Idalisa
    O prazer dos livros

  2. ...a bear and here I thought that my squirrels were bad!

  3. Glad to see the pretty birds, and sigh, the squirrel just doing what squirrels do.

  4. Those squirrels are so determined. Hope the bears stay away. Lovely captures of the birds.They are so much fun to watch.

  5. Sweet photos. The last one is so cute ❤

  6. Lovely set of photos, love the acrobatic squirrel LOL. Hope you had a good Christmas, Diane

  7. Hello, cute captures of the feeder birds and the squirrel. Enjoy your day, have a happy weekend ahead!

  8. That squirrel, hahahahaha. I hope it got what it wanted.

  9. What fabulous birds Linda and a cheeky squirrel too!
    Lovely to see :)

    All the best Jan

  10. I think that if squirrels were human their ingenuity would put Einstein to shame! Great shots of the Red-bellied Woodpecker and the Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - it is great have a sapsucker at your feeders. they have all headed south from here so we will have to wait until spring.


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