The Goldfinches are showing more gold color.
I just liked this pic :)
This bird and I both think the trees are starting to bud.
~~ NEW BACKYARD VISITORS ~~
I thought I had a backyard full of
angry looking Grackles.
Actually, I had lots more of these:
I believe these are
It wasn't until I uploaded these pics to my computer
that I was able to see their beautiful colors and spots.
Like Grackles, they are considered a nuisance bird.
I thought these birds were a beautiful
sight on one of our most bitterly cold winter days.
Edited: I wrote this post a few days before we had our *snow storm* last Thursday. The weather people said the jetstream changed course and took all the moisture with it and that's why we didn't get the 8-12 inches of snow originally predicted.
We have another snow storm forecasted for tomorrow. Supposedly we're going to get 7-10 inches out of this one. We really need the moisture, but I'd much rather have it in the form of rain.