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Sunday, January 11, 2015

Our World Tuesday and Nature Notes: Brrrrrrrrr

Like much of the U.S. the mid and late part of this past week was cold in my neck of the woods.

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I particularly feel for the birds.

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Now that I'm commuting to work instead of working from home I can't change out the water as much as other winters but I do it when I can.

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I guess I really need one of those heated bird baths but we usually don't have long winters like some places so I have put it off. Click here for Our World Tuesday and here for Nature Notes.




20 comments:

♥ Łucja-Maria ♥ said...

Winter is very hard for the birds.
I give them a sunflower, peanuts. Water freezes quickly.
Greetings.

Rambling Woods said...

Wow! You are cold! It has been very cold. You are helping to keep the birds alive... Michelle

Penelope Puddlisms said...

Looks like the birdbaths are excellent for making frozen pie molds. The birds are lucky to have people around like you who care and take off the ice caps when time allows.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Ooh that poor little towhee -- he looks like he's going ice skating and I bet he isn't any more excited about that than I would be! Thanks for taking care of the birds and you be careful out there -- icy roads scare me (I'm a weather wimp, but you already knew that). The ice pictures are beautiful though!

colleen said...

Haha. I thought it was someone on a frozen trampoline!

A Quiet Corner said...

The same brutal cold weather hit here too and those heated water saucers come in handy!...:)JP

maryaustria said...

Great shots of the birds!

Photo Cache said...

Oh poor birdies, their baths have turned into ice.

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fredamans said...

I don't think the birds mind what you use... they just love what you have.
Great shots of the lil bird.

Leora said...

Oh, dear, poor birds, that does look cold.

K V V S MURTHY said...

How lovely the birds are..you must be very patient to capture them ..!

ladyfi said...

Keep warm! That poor bird is all puffed up and trying to keep warm.

eileeninmd said...

Cute Towhee and Sparrow..It must be cold there. Stay Warm and have a happy day!

Ela said...

Oh, such poor little birds !
I am glad that you help them survive the winter !
Great pictures !

Karen said...

It's minus 24 here, even the heated baths ice a bit.

Fun60 said...

I don't envy those temperatures one little bit.

carol l mckenna said...

Great shots ~ Tis wintry!

Happy Week to you,
artmusedog and carol
ps. late in posting this week!

Su-sieee! Mac said...

The birds are appreciative, no doubt.

bettyl-NZ said...

It would break my heart to see a bird trying to get a drink from a block of ice! But, I'm sure they survive quite nicely and I'm also sure they appreciate your help :)

schmidleysscribblins.com said...

I love my heated bird bath. We simply turn it off on warmer days.

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