I so hope that you all will not mind. I am going to be giving a double dose of Snow birds this week. Since we have been cooped up from the cold for days now, I have taken oodles and oodles of images, prepared them for sharing, and if I don't get snow birds out soon, it shall be Spring.
This shall be 1 of 2
For those who have followed my updates for travel...would you believe...2 days ago, I got a cell phone message, a text message and an e-mail alerting me to the fact that my train was broken down and they had no train to take the route. SO, I do not fly any longer due to my ears being super sensitive, but I am going to fly anyway. First the bad weather and illness and now an Amtrak cancellation and I need to get to my daughter and spend some time with her and her husby. Hoping that the plane flight goes without a hitch~
Remember to double click on the first image, to view a larger slide show presentation after you have read the narratives~
I will be linking up with Judith for:
We continue to have many Cardinals coming to the feeders every day. They make the dull gray days, more cheerful with their colour and song~
Sometimes when you purchase feeders, they just do not do their job and the one the Carolina Wren is eating from was one of them. I turned it into a suet feeder and it does fine now~
Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers, are one of my favorite garden visitors. They have been enjoying the dried meal worm and nut pellets from the feeder below~
A Tufted Titmouse, possibly a male was not happy seeing it's reflection in the yard globe~
The Eastern Towhees hidden in brambles and shrubs most of the warmer months are a delight coming to the feeding stations all Winter.
A female and male Downy Woodpecker, have made their space in the garden scene too~
Last year I had 2 Fox Sparrows the whole Winter. This year, so far only one and I always enjoy them, since they are particularly rare visitors to Tingsgrove~
White-throated Sparrows are another favorite Winter visitor and we have lots of them around this season~
White-breasted Nuthatch and American Goldfinches have made their way, but not in any great numbers~
Sparrows, so many different ones and this little one has been spending a lot of time along side the Fox Sparrow, which kind of threw me a bit, as they do look a wee bit alike.
It had a tiny seed upon it's beak~
Oh and of course, sometimes they come here as well, not always, but in these harsh cold days, they arrive, the European Starlings~
For as many Blue Jays that are in this area, we have not had very many visiting our feeders, and not sure why. They are invited to partake too~