These Downy Woodpeckers gleaned every last reachable bit from the feeder before I could refill it.
House Sparrows feed at the sunflower seed buffet.
Head cocked to better survey the lay of the land, this House Finch ensures that the area is safe before visiting the feeder.
This Downy Woodpecker is a regular visitor to my feeders.
Thank you to all of my visitors and especially the newer visitors and followers.
I will very rarely write about COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, events, personalities, which revolve around what is happening in the first half of 2020. There are many, many sources for news (and so-called news) about this terrible affliction; sources for facts (which may or may not be facts); for places to find opinions, informed and otherwise.
This is a place for a little respite, a little calm, perhaps a little tranquillity in the midst of all that is going on. It seems to me that many of us, most of us, perhaps almost all of us need a little respite, a little calm, a little tranquillity, a little pleasure, from all of the upheaval in our lives. I need such a place.
This is and will continue to be that kind of place.
Even though it was not early, this American Robin still got the worm.
An epaulet wearing Red-winged Blackbird gleans the ground under the feeder.
This American Tree Sparrow’s plumage blends well with its surroundings.
A familiar rattle alerted me to the presence of a Belted Kingfisher. I saw it fly past before it perched on a post, watching, waiting
A male House Finch visits our sunflower feeder. I keep at least one feeder up year round. With other food sources so plentiful at this time of year I don’t keep it constantly filled. I like to have them visit because I do enjoy hearing their song.
A Northern Cardinal hunts for tidbits.