Cherish is my favorite word, and I cherish the ability of turning the routine into a beautiful moment.
Nature creates in me, a spiritual and meditative time to bring peace, harmony and balance, into an otherwise ordinary day~
Mary Howell Cromer







Thursday, October 28, 2010

Two Year Round Visitors~



Nuthatches and Chickadees are always a welcome guest at one of our many feeders.  It impresses me when people do the many bird counts, for I would have no idea how many different visitors we have daily.  I missed a great opportunity the other day when a very young Nuthatch had come to a feeder and I all but reached out and touched it, for I expect it had been born near by and was already use to my presence.  No camera in hand, it was left sitting on a bench whicle I refilled the seed~



5 comments:

  1. Two of my favourite year-round visitors, too, although I have a red-breasted nuthatch in my yard. Love your photos of them. You are inspiring me to go out and capture my chickadees and nuthatches with my camera! :)

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  2. Wow I should really try to put feeders over here, just to see what happens ;-) Yours are quite successful.. Well done Mary, the pictures are splendid!

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  3. Hi Mary, When in Canada I never did get to see White-breasted Nuthatch, only Red-breasted so it's a treat to see your photos. And that Chickadee looks so much like my blog header.

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  4. How clear and crisp are your photos! I bet it is a sweet sound to hear as they chirp early in the morning!

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  5. nuthatches! i love love love 'em (all species). They just seem to all have so much personality, and i really like their vocalizations. They make me happy - chickadees too. Love the pictures :)

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