Sunday, December 29, 2013

Dawn and Muscovy Claws





Check the claws on those feet:

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Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Festivus Animals and Motivational Poster

Err, Day AFTER Festivus Animals:



I've prepared this pic instructional poster due to popular confusion regarding the Red-bellied Woodpecker's nomenclature. Sure, its red head is quite noticeable...but is it more so than that of the Red-headed Woodpecker? I'd call it the "Fancy Zebra Jacketed Woodpecker", but the Golden-fronted Woodpecker has one, too. So here we are:



Cross-posted at Whiskey Fire. And Tres Toros. Mouse over pics for captions, and click them for larger versions.
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Sunday, December 22, 2013

CHOMP!

My second Treetops post:





Bonus: Titmouse for B^4

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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Treetops and Wrens

Carmi's Thematic Photographic 272 is Treetops . We had snow in the treetops(again) Saturday evening.

A bit lower than the treetops:

Way above:

At least one of the local Carolina Wrens* has started visiting the suet feeder:



* Thanks to JohnR for correctly identifying the moth-eater in this post as a Winter Wren.

Cross-posted at Whiskey Fire. Mouse over pics for captions, and click them for larger versions.
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Saturday, December 14, 2013

Red-bellied Woodpeckers DO Have Red Bellies

Sure, the red head is much more prominent...but many woodpecker species also have red heads.

Other Business: Dawgs


Electra:


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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Friday, December 6, 2013

Carolina Wren and Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

Carolina Wrens come around the house each morning looking for moths and spiders.



How about your right profile, Mr. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker?

Thanks!

Cross-posted at Whiskey Fire. Mouse over pics for captions, and click them for larger versions.
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Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Celebration: One Hit!



Thematic Photographic 271 is Celebrate.

As usual, I'm also celebrating birds and pets.




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