POINTY BEAKED BIRDS: SQUARE AND SPIKY MARCH DAY 6 – Marilyn Armstrong

Birds with pointy beaks -6- March Spiky Squares!

Our world is still buried in snow but somehow, Garry got out on the deck and shoveled his way to the feeder. Which was good because one of our squirrels had just emptied it.

That squirrel stares me down through the windows. I KNOW he can see me but he seems to know that as long as I’m in the house, I’m no danger, so he just eats and eats and eats. I don’t mind his eating, but it would be nice if he left a little for the birds.

So after Garry put fresh food out, the birds descended in force!

Who has the pointiest beak? The woodpeckers. This is the downy, the little one, but he still has a hard head and a strong beak.

Move Downy Woodpecker

Also a very pointy pecker, the nuthatch is nearly as pointy as the woodpecker.

Happy spiky, jagged, pointy, bristly, serrated, prickly, spiny, and barbed’ squares!

 



Categories: birds, Marilyn Armstrong, Photography, square, Woodpeckers

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12 replies

  1. So Woody was watching while I filled up the bird feeders? What a wanker!

    On Wednesday, March 6, 2019, Serendipity – Seeking Intelligent Life

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  2. Oh these are such wonderful photographs. Your feeder is in the perfect spot for you and them!

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  3. love your capture of that Nuthatch!! So cute!

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  4. The squirrels sure take more than their share.

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  5. I hope that’s your last snow of the season!

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