Chickadees are such amusing little sprites. I had not seen them at my feeders for years, and am very pleased that a pair has seen fit to visit.
A chickadee flits away from the feeder.
Although I live in chickadee country, I have not seen chickadees at my feeders for eight or nine years. This is one of two that have started visiting in the last three weeks. I hope they continue visiting.
A Red-breasted Nuthatch picks a seed from a feeder.
A House Finch looks to make sure the coast is clear before going to the feeder.
A Blue Jay picks a seed from a feeder before taking it up to a branch to break open and eat.
A House Finch visits a sunflower feeder.
Although the weather is good, and Project FeederWatch starts about a month from now, I want to ensure that the songbirds know they can count on an at least a partial meal here.
House Sparrows feed at the sunflower seed buffet.
A Blue Jay searches for tidbits under a hanging sunflower seed feeder .