Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Nature Notes: Noisy

One of the most noticeable signs of spring at my house is how noisy it gets. The brown thrasher below situates himself in a cherry tree and calls out for much of the day.
The shot below is the only one in this post which wasn't taken in my yard this week. I took this at a corner shopping area where I was struck by how just a week ago the same tree barely had any signs of new growth.
Back at my house I shot the male cardinal and sparrow having a chat in the trees.
My narcissus were bowing from rain but fortunately it stayed above freezing.
There are more and more days where the birds can get into the bird baths instead of leaning down for a drink in the cold.
I am starting to enjoy walking around my yard and drinking in each new sight, like the new flowers on the peiris japonica.
The titmouse below seemed to be debating whether to get into the water or not, it would have been too cold for me.
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EG CameraGirl said...

Hey, Carver! Spring sure is pretty in your part of the world!

Caron said...

The flowers on the tree with the flowers below are striking. I really like that and the conversation. That was a good catch.

Carolina Mountains said...

Looks like spring - love the shot with the tree. Happy St Pat's.

Cezar and Léia said...

This post is wonderful, a big welcome to Spring!

kenju said...

Love your photos!! The tree is gorgeous.

DeLi said...

so pretty! oh spring, im waiting enthusiastically

Irene said...

Lovely shots .... spring is really loveley! Wish you a great weekend!


MyMaracas said...

I know what you mean about it getting noisy. We even have frogs singing already. I'm loving it.

Rambling Woods said...

It is getting noisy especially with the geese and ducks defining nesting territory...but lots of other bird sounds...You are of course ahead of where we your spring...Michelle