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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Nature Notes: Spring around the corner

My narcissus that bloomed too soon has some flowers that bounced back.
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Although we're still in winter, it won't be long until spring arrives.
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The male rufous-sided towhee was enjoying a mild day.
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The female towhee below was also enjoying the day.
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I realize I'm projecting human feelings when I talk about the animals but I'm going to do it any way.
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The yellow rumped warbler comes to my deck with I put out cold weather treats.
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The male cardinal looks like an exotic flower to me.
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I caught the female rufous-sided towhee with her mouth open.
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In the next shot a male towhee has his mouth open and a sparrow is blending into the deck.
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Below is another male towhee.
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Last but not least is a female cardinal.
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8 comments:

Cezar and Léia said...

Dear Carver, you prepared an adorable set of images.The moon is so romantic, a perfect shot!
hugs
Léia

Karen said...

I think the flowers are confused with the weird weather. A great series of shots!

eileeninmd said...

Carver, I would love to see a Towhee at my feeders or even in my yard. I believe I have only seen them a few times in my yard. It would be cool to have them as regular visitors. You are lucky! I love your moon shot! Wonderful collection of photos.

Gerald (Hyde DP) said...

what a lovely lot of birds.

Lorri said...

As always, your photos are wonderful! The moon, within the feathered-ones sets a sweet tone.

☆•.¸.Mildred.¸.•☆ said...

Very nice collection of birds!
And it's already Spring in your world! Lucky you!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

It's almost here! That little narcissus is a survivor! I think it's pretty hard not to ascribe human feelings to our animal and bird friends! Especially yours, because they always have such personality.

Rambling Woods said...

I love the moon photo..I talk about birds with feelings and I love it when others do. You can't observe them day in and day out and not observe all their interesting behavior and identify with it.. Michelle