Life goes on.

It seems that Everyone Has An Opinion about current affairs and how they are being handled, mishandled, what have you.

In this concerning, confusing time, life goes on. I will continue to record and share pieces, fragments, of the world around me. My continued intent is to create a calm and reflective place.

This Northern Cardinal is an infrequent visitor to my feeder at work. It was good to see him today!

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Hard times

It’s hard times to be a songbird in our part of the world. While our normal high temperature is around freezing we have not been above -5C for 13 days now. We have filled all four feeders at least once daily during this time, often twice daily. I have not yet been able to take a good photo of any of our many visitors; here is a photo I took years ago of a Northern Cardinal after an early April snowstorm.

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Now you see him

I participate in Project FeederWatch. It’s a citizen science project which involves counting the birds at my bird feeders. During our recent extreme cold weather visitation dramatically increased. I photographed this Northern Cardinal through the living room window and screen so it’s a little fuzzy.

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