Thursday, May 20, 2010

Random bird pictures!

Not as many birds in the yard as last year, wonder why!  In the meantime, here are some not-so-great birdie photos!

A skulking Hermit Thrush

A male House Finch, check out the grey eyebrow - best way to tell them from Purple Finches! 


That's an old school push-mower.  He's checking it out, I don't think he approves!

A Harris's Sparrow

A Common Grackle.  Most people complain about these birds at their feeders, but I've never had more than one at a time, and they don't visit too often.


A Chipping Sparrow, these guys are so neat...

A White-Crowned Sparrow, he checked out the bath, and had a little drink, but was too suspicious to actually get in there! 


At the opposite end of the spectrum is this Lincoln's Sparrow, who had a grand time!  More than half of my pics of this li'l guy showed him with his beak open, wonder why they do that while bathing!

And just for good measure, a Redhead, sitting on a nest??  Standing on a muskrat lodge?  Or a beaver house?  Got me!


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