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Sunday, November 24, 2013

Our World Tuesday: Third week in November

It's starting to feel like winter.
We've had back and forth weather with the coldest nights and days being clear and the rainy ones being above freezing.
Most of the trees are bare after a windy day but a few are clinging to some leaves.
On a warmer day a bunch of American Robins monopolized the bird baths.
I have robins year round but in the winter they stick to the trees for the most part and I don't see as many at the bird baths.
The oak leaves are falling fast.
The shots with the most leaves on the trees are ones I took earlier last week except for one tree I'll mention later in this post.
The bare limbs make it easier to see the birds grasping for food that's left.
I love this time of the year.
The house finch, sparrow and cardinal were hanging out at a bird bath I needed to fill.
I usually wait to refill the bird baths until the birds have flown off rather than interrupt them.
The past few days I've had to get ice out of the bird bath in the morning.
This morning the bird baths refroze during the day so I emptied the ice out again mid day.
The tree below is my neighbor's and I can see it from my bedroom window. It is always the last tree to get it's fall leaves and the last to drop them.
The male cardinal below looks like he is trying to tell me something.
Perhaps he was trying to remind me to get the ice out of his bath which I did.
The bluejay below was going to the bath and back to the tree every few minutes.


Ruby Manchanda said...

You achieve so much with your photographs

Penelope Notes said...

Pretty picture of the ice in the birdbath … it looks like cellophane wrap over the leaves that are trapped. As winter approaches I can see how providing drinking water will become an ever-increasing task.

Rajesh said...

Great set of images. Very nice variety.

eileeninmd said...

Hello Carver, beautiful series of sky, leaves and bird shots. It is nice to have the bare branches, they make it easier to see the birds. Thanks for sharing, have a great week. Happy Thanksgiving!

Sylvia K said...

How beautiful your Autumn world is, Carver!! And such wonderful captures for the day!! Thank you for sharing the beauty! Hope you have a great week!!

Our photos said...

Beautiful series of sky and bird photos!

Anonymous said...

A lovely set of shots.

Photo Cache said...

beautiful shots. i really liked the dried flowers.

Unknown said...

Beautiful photos of the fall, sky and birds! Specially, like the 3rd shot..

Unknown said...

You're on the cusp of winter!! Boom & gary of the Vermilon River.

Kay L. Davies said...

I love your birds, Carver, but they're outshone this time by that amazing tree you see from your bedroom window. What a glorious sight that is.

Ni de Aqui, Ni de Alla said...

Nice pictures! You have lots of feathered friends!

Indrani said...

The variety you present is mind blowing. Great series!


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