SPRING HAS SPRUNG, THE GRASS HAS RIZ – Marilyn Armstrong

BUT I KNOW WHERE THE FLOWERS IS ... Today is the day. The very first day of Spring 2020. The technical beginning of spring, though having not had much of a winter, it's been fairly springlike since last December. The birdies are blooming in breeding colors. There are crocuses in the garden and shoots for … Continue reading SPRING HAS SPRUNG, THE GRASS HAS RIZ – Marilyn Armstrong

A GOOD DAY FOR GOLDFINCH – Marilyn Armstrong

Flying around and teasing each other. It's both feeding and playtime. They like flying at each other and getting another bird to leave that perch. Even when there are plenty of perches. I think it's a bird game similar to "king of the hill." Our dogs play king of the hill. I've seen squirrels play … Continue reading A GOOD DAY FOR GOLDFINCH – Marilyn Armstrong

FINCHES AND TITMOUSES – Marilyn Armstrong

I did manage to take a bunch of pictures. The birds were enthusiastic. I had a headache, but sometimes, it's silly to not pick up the camera. The birds do what they do and they may never do that same thing again. The birds were very frisky today and I was not. But I'm very … Continue reading FINCHES AND TITMOUSES – Marilyn Armstrong

A FLOCK OF BRIGHT YELLOW BIRDS – Marilyn Armstrong

Try not to let your shock show, but in the morning we had a flock of red House Finches, but by afternoon, an awful lot of Goldfinch had found their way home again. Between one thing and another, I managed to take a few pictures. It turns out that Goldfinch are the ultimate feeder birds. … Continue reading A FLOCK OF BRIGHT YELLOW BIRDS – Marilyn Armstrong

DAY OF THE RED FINCHES – Marilyn Armstrong

For the past month, the Goldfinches have dominated the feeders out on the deck. As soon as the squirrels leave in the morning, the Goldfinches show up. Dozens of them and although they let some larger birds share in the bounty, it's pretty hard to find a place to perch when all the feeders are … Continue reading DAY OF THE RED FINCHES – Marilyn Armstrong