THE BIRDS OF CHRISTMAS – Marilyn Armstrong

I almost missed Christmas. I was so busy taking pictures, my son said: “So, see you tomorrow.”

“Tomorrow? Not Tuesday?”

Hiding Woodpecker and a Warbler. For reasons best known to the woodpeckers, they hide on the opposite side of the feeder most of the time

Little Yellow Warbler

He looked at me. “Tuesday is Christmas Day. Tomorrow is Christmas Eve.”

Diving Chickadee

Red-bellied Nuthatch and a Chickadee

I thought about what I had to do. It was daunting. Garry hadn’t even looked at the Christmas cards and no one had wrapped any presents. I wasn’t even sure what I was going to wrap them in. I had nothing written for either the Eve or the Day and I wasn’t even sure when I was going to wrap.

Couldn’t I just hand things out?

Two Chickadees

Tufted Titmouse and Chickadee

I think I’m not wrapping. I’m okay on most things, but I don’t want to wrap.

And then, today, it snowed today. Just a little bit, but photographically perfect. I had to take pictures, didn’t I?

Woodpecker in snow

Nuthatch in snow

Titmouse and two Warblers

Tufted Titmouse and a Warbler in Christmas Eve snow

Hungry Warbler

Another Nuthatch with Warbler

Junco with two Warblers

Tis the season from this Warbler

And a Merry Christmas from birds and beasts!

All shall be well fed this season!



Categories: Birds, Blackstone Valley, Christmas, Photography, Uxbridge

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2 replies

  1. Hope Mr. Squirrel got his gifts.

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