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







Saturday, November 27, 2010

Year Round Friends~

Some of our visitors are just that... they come to stay a while and then they are gone.  Others stay around all year long and in fact the Tufted Titmouse are so plentiful, if I were one that did seasonal bird counts, I would be lost in the midst of so many of them that come daily to the many feeders, 365 days a year.  They reproduce very well and the local Birds of Prey do not usually go for them, less it be a Coopers, or Sharp Shinned Hawk and it does not happen often...so far as I know around here.  Never see the remnants of their feathers on the ground, or anything else that would contradict this thought~









5 comments:

  1. Love those titmouse image Mary. Whe have them up here...but they are very rare!

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  2. Some are loyal to you, some are not.
    Beautiful shots again.
    Costas

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  3. In Italia si chiama " Cinciallegra".
    Delicato uccello e molto elegante :)
    belle immagini.
    Buona giornata :))
    Myriam

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  4. I am envious of you during the winter when you get a huge variety of birds when most of the colorful birds have left for warmer pastures.

    Great series of pictures.

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  5. Catching up with you Mary and it's good to see you still taking those pictures and telling of your bird encounters. I never got to grips with Tufted Titmouse but they look a very attractive species.

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