This blog is about my garden and the outdoors. I am new to photography but I am trying to show some of the pretty things that grow here in Michigan. I love the wild things who visit me and I dont mind if they eat a bit here and there. I like it more if they let me take their picture. As time goes on I think I will try to show you around the beautiful area that I live in as well as my garden. I try to use my own pictures as much as possible but will also use pictures from the web. If I inadvertently use your photo or work without permission please email me and I will remove it or give credit if you prefer. I will give credit when I know who the owner is. I would ask that anyone using my pictures do the same.
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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Birds in October...........

The weather is getting cold. The veggies are about done. In fact I picked all the green tomatoes that were big enough and I am thinking of making Salsa Verde. I will smoosh them up in the blender and freeze until I feel like doing it. Meanwhile the birds are beginning to come in to the feeders. I will keep them full now.
While out the other day I got some pictures of some birds at a window feeder at the coffee shop. It may look like it was snowing. Nope that's bird snot. Still it looks pretty, just like snow right!!!
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I could have stood and taken pictures for a long time but the coffee was ready. We sat and drank the coffee before going on.
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Meanwhile at my garden feeders
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Some of the plants I have brought inside are doing quite well.
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The little finches were very happy
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The usual suspects all arrived. The Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, Nuthatch both male and female, and the Yellow Finches. I can't wait to see the others come back soon. The Blue Jays are always there.
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Then we have the rodents haha
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Laura is lucky where she lives she gets the Fox, skunks and Possums. We do too but not where I can see them darn it all.
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I am sure we will see a lot of Mr Chips, unless Bessie gets him first.
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Well, that's it for today. I hope to be able to get some good bird pictures this winter. I am using a different camera and need to get used to it. My old Kodak died finally. Sigh..........I will miss it.


Magic Love Crow said...

Those photos are amazing!! Love them! It does look like it's snowing! LOL! Happy the plants are doing well! We had snow yesterday, but it's almost all gone! Tomorrow, summer temperatures again! Crazy! Hugs!

September Violets said...

Great shots of your feathered friends. That chipmunk has a guilty look on his face ... "what? I didn't eat ALL the seeds!!" His cheeks are huge!
I stopped putting seeds out because the chipmunks here scarfed them all back in about an hour's time and then there was nothing left for the birds. As a result, there have been few birds in my yard. Can't win.