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

Friday, February 24, 2012

New Red Bird Feeder...Quite the Hit~

The new red feeder is quite the new hit with the little songbirds!

The first to visit was the Carolina is just about the first to rise every morning anyway, so this was not a total surprise to me.

Next came the Purple Finches, both female and male, though the male was on my side of the feeder.

A Tufted Titmouse also made a quick appearance.

 The Purple Finch and the American Goldfinch sort of had a stare off, before the Goldfinch was "allowed" to partake of the seed as well.

And...everyone was made happy, including me.  Have a Happy and safe weekend~


  1. Oh I wish I would see some wrens! Have many finches, titmoouses, robins, chicadees, nuthatches, hummingbirds and even hawks. But never those pretty little wrens.

  2. they are cute! obviously red is their color!

  3. Made me happy too Mary. I try to keep red bows around our bird feeders but HH seems to think the birds don't like it. I think HH doesn't like it. LOL We have all those same birds. If you ever get to the city south of you check out the restaurant we visited on Tuesday, if you like fine dining. Mozz's on Market Street. All the cheeses are made on site and it is a Farm to Table participant.

  4. fun fun! I just saw a Carolina Wren yesterday carrying nesting material back and forth all day outside the kitchen window, made me happy. Love the pictures in the post below too!

  5. Ah, what a precious feeder and look at all the beautiful little birds! Such a variety. I could watch them all day.
    Hope your day is grand!

  6. Lovely day at the "red feeder" for all birds that use them.

  7. It is great to see a new feeder being used by all the birds. Great shots and collection of birds.

  8. It didn't take you birds long to get used to your new feeder Mary - they already left their marks on it. just love those Purple Finches, so chunky. It's warming up a lot here now Mary with lots of species singing but I haven't seen any carrying nest material just yet. i guess they have to sing and pair up before actually getting married and homemaking!! Have a great weekend.

  9. Looks like you've opened the hottest new restaurant in town :).


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