Sunday, December 20, 2009

My snow birds

The header photo above shows a pretty sunrise the morning after the snowstorm. We had an offical 18-20 inches of snow. During the snowstorm I saw many birds at my feeders. Of course I was doing my feederwatch count. I have a higher than usual count during a snowstorm than on clear nice days.

You can click on any of the photos for larger image

Birds in my mosaic are Male Cardinal, Bluejay, Titmouse, next row female Cardinal, Mourning Dove and a White Throat Sparrow. Last row is my front street and view of my back yard.

A cowbird not one of my usual visitors



Bluejay



Carolina Wren



Male Cardinal



My Goldie Girl




The sun after the snowstorm




The view from my kitchen door




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Thanks for stopping by my blog.

38 comments:

  1. Many of you do have feeder, I wonder do we find any feeder in Malaysia. Have not heard before.

    But this attracts birds very successfully.

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  2. That snow looks impressive.
    I'm glad you stayed safe and 'your' birds as well, during the storms!

    I love the Cardinal, and I've never ever seen a Cowbird.

    Sigh :)

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  3. Beautiful photographs all and your header is stunning. What a lovely variety of birds you have visiting you. Stay safe if you have to venture out!

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  4. Great shots of the little birds, they are all so cute. Your snow is gorgeous. Our has melted and now we have very thick fog which is just dreary. I really like the shot of the little wren, what a cutie.

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  5. Love the mosaic,and it is even better when enlarged.Thanks for sharing your birds this way.

    Blessings,Ruth

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  6. Nice shots of the birds and thanks for the link to this blog of yours from MM.

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  7. Your mosaic is beautiful! You have such a nice variety of birds at your feeders. New snow does always seem to make the activity around the feeders more intense. I think the wild seeds that the birds normally feed on get covered up so they go where it's easy.

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  8. What a neat mosaic with the neighboring birds. and the snow scenes are lovely.

    I really like the Oystercatchers are your previous post. MB

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  9. Great shots of the birds. The snow looks pretty but it can cause some problems. It was even on our news tonight about the snow storms in USA.

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  10. glorious photos, Eileen! Happy to see that Redbreasted Nuthatch. I haven't had one here this year.

    Merry Christmas from Anne

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  11. Your photos are always so stunning! Gorgeous mosaic. Cardinals are SOOO pretty.... wish we had some her. Stay safe & warm!
    *hugs*deb

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  12. Lovely shots of your 'snow birds' and the mosaic is great! :)

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  13. Suxh pretty mosaics Ellen! I love all the different birds that come to you bird feeder --I get mainly sparrows amd pgeons...true city birds..lol

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  14. what lovely birds. would be so much fun to watch them.

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  15. Beautiful photos, Eileen - I paused over the cowbird on the feeder, then realized that they probably winter in your area - among the good features of a VT winter is that the cowbirds abandon us for a few months. Happy holidays!

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  16. Pretty bird pictures. Thanks for the well wishes.

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  17. Awwwwwwwww, the birds are gorgeous. I miss the blue jays where we live now. Don't have 'em here. And "Goldie Girl" is beautiful too.


    I have a Christmas wish along with my usual Wednesday post today. [the Wednesday issue of posting is below my 'card' posted just for you....]

    HAVE A GREAT HOLIDAY.

    ...for the permalink to my day's post, click here.

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  18. Beautiful mosaic work and snow pictures. I love that red cardinal on the snow the most.

    Thanks for stopping by!

    Merry Christmas !

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  19. Hmmm ... I don't know how I missed this post until now but I'm delighted to find your marvelous bird mosaic and beautiful snowy views of your wintry surroundings. I'm amazed at how those beautiful feathered friends survive in such cold weather and love the picture of Goldie ;-)
    Hugs and blessings,
    My Outdoor Wednesday

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  20. Greetings and Salutations! Oh my goodness those red cardinals are so lovely. Happy Holidays from our house to yours.
    Joyce M

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  21. You made such beautiful pictures of all the different birds. My favorite is the cardinal because it is red. So special.
    Happy Holidays
    Riet

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  22. Your header is absolutely fabulous and the photos of the birds so interesting.
    hope you are safe and warm with your family and loved ones this Christmas.

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  23. Lovely pictures! Glad we found you, Eileen!

    Have a wonderful holiday... looks like we may have a white Christmas this year!

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  24. interesting images again.
    Wishing you a merry christmas :)

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  25. Well I must say, your snow birds are much different than the ones we get here in Florida. You might know them better by their common name — tourists!

    It is very interesting to see birds that I'm used to seeing here in your cold and snowy environment.

    I see you enjoying traveling and with your love of birds, I'd like to suggest traveling to the Space Coast (East Coast of Florida). There is much to see, such as Kennedy Space Center and Cocoa Beach, but you'll fall in love with Merritt Island. This refuge is shares land with KSC and is spectacular for birdwatching.

    Merry Christmas to you and yours!

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  26. little birds in snow...so adorable and great photos of them too. I like the mosaic. Your pup is cute too...20 inches of snow! Been a long time since i've seen that much, fun post!

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  27. Ahhhh! Your snow is so beautiful. I am jealous! We are supposed to have RAIN! tomorrow : ( But then more snow, I hope. The photos of the birds are just wonderful. You have done such a nice job catching them in your lens. I love the wren - they are some of my favorite birds. And that Cardinal is so brilliant! I enjoyed perusing your blog today.And you are right, your Goldie does look a lot like our Fezzik. Thanks for sharing.

    Blessings and Merry Christmas,
    Tricia

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  28. Beautiful!

    Best wishes for the holiday season,
    Paz

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  29. I really enjoyed all of your photos starting with the snow in the trees on the header. The cardinal and Goldie Girl look so sweet!

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  30. You got some wonderful shots of the birds.

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  31. Your photos are wonderful! I love the mosaic of all the birds, but my favorite is the last photo with the snow on all of the trees. :)

    Merry Christmas!

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  32. Your goldie girl is beautiful. That last shot is a stunner, and all are beautiful.

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  33. Your scopes are just way too marvelous.

    Taking time to say thank you for all your kind support and having me on board.

    Wish you a blessed safe season.

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  34. I enjoyed seeing the birds at your feeders, and your good looking Goldie Girl. We got 9 inches of snow yesterday, on top of what we already had from the last few days and previous snow.

    Well, our plants are probably happy underneath their white blanket.

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  35. These are nice photos, Eileen. Love the golden retriever, always have.

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  36. love the little cow bird.
    wonder why they call it that.

    barbara jean

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Hello, Thanks for stopping by my blog. This is my blog about the birds I see, I hope you enjoy them as much as I do. They might not always be the best of photos because I like to keep photos as a record of where and when I see them.
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