Are you tired of this ceaseless, dreary weather?
Do you need a spark of color to brighten your ho-hum day?
But where does one find THAT on these boring washed out Winter White
or dismal Northwest Gray afternoons?
Why, right outside your window!
There may not be anything blooming in the garden
right now, but the shrubs and trees are full of
A careful glance past the bird feeder, I spot
a flash of azure with a velvet black hood
dancing in the buddleia bush!
A moment later, this little fellow joins him
wearing his finest little red bib and tucker!
seeds to carry off to the higher branches of the
fruit trees to devour in a moment of solitude.
shower of seeds provided by the greedy
diners on the feeders above.
comrades from a nearby post. His turn is coming.
as he joins in the banqueting
sporting his fine rusty red knickers and
black and white spotted jacket.
While this little miss isn't bright in color,
the lovely muted stripes and white edging on her
feathers remind me of a beautifully
This fellow is so fat! And he is wearing a
lovely ascott of gold at his throat!
splashes of color....
like this yellow tommy kitten
hunting for mice.
as he stands perfectly still, awaiting an inattentive
frog or small fish on the boggy tidelands of the bay.
stop and look and enjoy!
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