There were a few days early in April, where we had so many redpolls congregating on and around the bird feeder!
All caught up with March, and now posting photos taken this month. These were taken on April 4 - the day I drove my husband to the hospital in the city for some tests, and got him back to his room at the local hospital, just before a storm hit. The weather outside may have … Continue reading Critter(s) of the Day: braving the storm!
Something I've noticed since the days have started to get - and stay - warmer; the birds are a lot more chill. Instead of the flurry of activity as they grab seeds and fly away, they've been more likely to just sit there, all relaxed, taking it easy It makes for some lovely photo opportunities! … Continue reading Critter of the Day: relaxed
A couple more bird pictures from February. Some days, we would get huge crowds of birds, all at once. They'd fly in and out, en masse. When I was taking these, it was all redpolls and pine grosbeaks. There were so many, they seemed to have driven away the chickadees and blue jays. For a … Continue reading Critter of the Day: what a crowd!
Some more redpoll pictures from February. We've had large masses of redpolls at the feeding station throughout February. This one seems to be watching as I get his picture. 🙂
A few last photos from January. These tiny redpolls are not at all intimidated by the weather! Nor are they intimidated by other birds kicking up snow in their faces! LOL
Another photo from January. Just a small area showing the mass of redpolls we get at times. Sometimes there will be pine grosbeaks, chickadees and blue jays with them, but none in such crowds!
Some more photos from January. I don't really think of the grosbeaks as a particularly large bird, compared to some of the others around, but they sure look pretty big when with those little redpolls! 🙂
Redpolls in the lilac bush. As high as they can go!
The redpolls can really make a splash on an overcast day. Just look at those little claws, grasping the lilac twigs. They do seem to like those uppermost perches!