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Taking in Life Around Me........#Sundaystills.....Feed the Birds
This weeks theme for #SundayStills is "Feed the Birds". I'm so glad I found this challenge by Terrie from Second Wind Leisure. Find her current post here. I've also been loving visiting the blogs of the other participants and being inspired by their interpretations of the theme.
Friends, I love birds, yet, I hardly have any pictures of them. What is up with that? I scrounged through old photos and found some, and since we were snowed in last week I decided to try and put out some "food options" and see what I could come up with......Not much! They either didn't like my choices, were hiding because of the snow, are were in stealth mode and I never saw them. I got a few, but not the greatest photos...something to work on for sure.
"Feed the birds, Tuppence a bag, tuppence, tuppence, tuppence a bag"
We loved that song from Mary Poppins and the bird lady (though we sang it like "toppins). And remember the bird lady from Home Alone?
We have a family of hummingbirds that frequent our home year round. I've caught them a few times on my camera but man, it's hard.
Just about every year we have smelt that run in our rivers, where we live, the Columbia river meets the Lewis river. These were taken a few years ago when they ran heavy...the river was lined with hundreds of bald eagles just waiting for a meal. Sea lions also come up the river.
Not the greatest pictures because I couldn't find them on the computer so had to take them from my Facebook album. The eagle above has a fish.
When my daughter and I traveled to NYC in 2017 she had a list of places she wanted to see and one included the bridge from Home Alone where the bird lady was. That's it in the background, and look, pigeons.
Our local wildlife refuge is so pretty.You can drive and there are areas you can also get out and walk. This family of Canadian geese were so cute.
I've always loved Red Winged Blackbirds...I love their song.
This guy caught a meal and we were lucky enough to witness it.
When I visited my family in Florida a few years ago this family of cranes visited daily, several times a day. My uncle had a feeder and they weren't afraid of anyone. They were born nearby and my aunt and uncle and grandma watched them grow up. It was so neat.
While visiting Italy, I think my daughter became pigeon-phobic...lol, they were everywhere and expected something from everyone, they'd even dive bomb you. Oh I wish I had a photo of that. Note the pigeon on the stoop next to her?
The above photo and the remainder are ones I tried to capture last weekend during our snow. Not so great, but it was fun trying.
Almost forgot about our visit to the Fort Worth Zoo and all the birds there.
There are apparently several different types of Flamingos, we had wondered why some were darker and some lighter.
I can't wait to see the photos and interpretations everyone else took on this theme. Thank you Terrie for hosting and coming up with fun and challenging weekly themes.