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Saturday, December 5, 2015

December of 2015 beginning

Not quite a banana shape but that's what the moon reminded me of.

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Beginning to have some ice to clear out of the bird baths.

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Before I dumped the bird bath ice and leaves out, it look like saran wrap.

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The leaves have fallen from almost all the trees but this one in my neighbor's yard is always the last to change and let go.

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I need to clean the panes on my door but the bluebird is a beauty in spite of the surrounding smudges.

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He or she is foraging in the bittersweet vines.

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Another shot of the last tree with colorful leaves.

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Below the cardinal and sparrow are facing each other across the bird bath and at the bottom of the shot is a blurry junco.

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I think the bird below is a starling.

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I usually don't see juncos except in the fall and winter.

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I like the reflections in the bird's water saucer the sparrow is perched on.

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The sparrows and juncos tend to blend into the deck.

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The male cardinal was turning his nose (beak) up at me.

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The reflections make it look like there's a lot of green but that's just from the bittersweet vine leaves that haven't all dropped off yet.

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I think the junco below is a male and the junco earlier in this post was a female.

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8 comments:

lissa said...

nice moon shot, though I don't think I've ever thought of the moon as looking like a banana but perhaps it sort of does.

hope you have a lovely winter season.

DeniseinVA said...

Sweet birds Carver. Loved the moon shot also.

Une Angevine said...

superbe ce troisième cliché

Indrani said...

Love the variety you present. :)
Blue, green, red, yellow... you have all colors. :)

YTSL said...

December was pretty warm to begin with here in Hong Kong. It's still warm by your standards (no ice or snow!) but we've had a few days of sweater weather finally!

alp said...

Unas preciosas imágenes...estupendas...un abrazo desde murcia...

Barbara said...

You are so lucky to have birds in your garden, although I put out for for them they don't visit me, I think it is because there are many cats in the area. Lovely moon photo.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Love the little bluebird and always your cardinals! Glad that hawk in the later post) was absent on this day! I almost said that the ice reminded me of plastic wrap on the post above ( as I'm scrolling backwards, caching up).

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