Saturday, February 02, 2013

Shadows and Birdys

Spent the day today running errands and shopping with my daughter, since I have been away from home most of the day, this will be a short post. But I wanted to share the shadows I found this week and a few of my birdy friends.

As I was going out to start my car on Thursday I noticed these shadows on the church at the end of our street. Usually I leave the house earlier, but on this day I left around noon. I am glad that I did, the different time of day allowed me to capture these great shadow shots.

Earlier in the week as I was filling my bird feeders I noticed the shadow on the ground from one of my feeders. Being a Lighthouse fan, I had to capture the lighthouse feeder's shadow in a photo. And, share it with my fellow shadow seekers.

 My little Chickadee visitors are becoming brave and stay in the tree while I am at the feeders, as long as I don't move too quickly.
This one let me snap a couple of shots before flying off. I read in one of my bird books that these birds can be tamed and hand fed, I am not surprised as they have allowed me to get pretty close to them lately.

I managed to capture this Nuthatch on one of the feeders. I love the way that they feed, head first from the feeders. So cute!

The Tufted Titmouse is another one that has a unique way of feeding. even when the suet feeders are full it often feeds from the bottom. Lately they have taken a liking to my husband's car too.

The Dark Eyed Junco is a pretty little bird and one that enjoys sitting on my patio wall. 

The Juncos had a surprise visitor, the Red Bellied Woodpecker, to the wall, I'm glad that I was able to capture it. 
Don't you just love this pose???

Last but not least, this is a Blue Jay in my back yard that I captured last Saturday as the sleet/snow was beginning to fall.

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  1. Those birds are beautiful.

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  2. Lovely pictures!!
    Thank you for sharing) Hanne Bente

  3. Great serie of photos. Nice to see your "bird" - post!

  4. Your birds are such a delight! And so love the sharp shadow cast by the church structure! Love the design of this little church!

  5. Nice selection of birds there Lighthouse Gal.

  6. You are seeing wonderful birds in your yard. Most of the same birds I see here. Love the shadow shots and the birds. Have a happy Sunday!

  7. LOVE the woodpecker peaking above the suet bar. And I've seen grackles on cars around here, but never such a small bird. You got some wonderful photos...Oh, and that steeple shadow on the rooftops...awesome.

  8. Lovely shadows and birds. I had a good chuckle at the cute bird on your husbands car plus the red bellied woodpecker.
    Happy birding :)

  9. love that you have a lighthouse feeder. i had a metal one until the squirrels broke it. :)

    great shots of the backyard birds. :)

  10. Your bird shots remind me of pleasant days I spent watching our feeder in south central Pennsylvania years ago. Thanks for the memories!

    Buddha in the Shadows

  11. i can sit and be memorized by the birds for way to long...great shots!!!!

  12. Lots of great birds!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

  13. love bird shots! the males are so beautifully colored. I like the bend of the church tower's shadow!

  14. Plenty of activity in your garden. Thanks for sharing.

  15. Nice collection of birdies and love the shadows.

  16. I like your shadow shots. You have many pretty avian friends.

  17. I love your shadow shots but I really love your birds. I do love the pose the woodpecker gave you and kudos to you on that wonderful Blue Jay shot. I have been trying to get a good shot for weeks now of one. They are all so shy this year. Usually I don't have a problem at all getting pictures of them.

    Thanks for all of these wonderful shares. I hope you have a lovely week!


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