Dinner Beckons

May 31, 2016 - Nothing stops these blue jays from coming in to feed; not even the wind and rain.
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Incoming

May 31, 2016 - Every species is coming around to check out the new seed mix. Looks like a winner based on today's traffic.
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Framed by Blossoms

May 30, 2016 - The apple tree blossoms seem to have peeked the interest of the orioles.
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Chow Time

May 29, 2016 - Look who's coming to dinner.
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Your Turn

May 28, 2016 - These two were taking turns loading up on suet.
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Total Calm

May 27, 2016 - It was a bit cool on the beach this particular morning while waiting for the sun to come up.
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Different Perspective

May 27, 2016 - At first, I thought something had exploded. What do you think?
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Lonely Little Waterlily

May 26, 2016 - Lots of buds, but only one bloom.
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Almost There

May 26, 2016 - Enjoying an espresso, camera at the ready.
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Check It Out

May 25, 2016 - Always the cautious one, this woodpecker is a daily visitor, and always patient.
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Two for Dinner

May 25, 2016 - One on each side of the cage makes for good balance. I guess the suet also makes for a balanced diet.
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The Race Is On

May 24, 2016 - Running free -- the way it should be.
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All Mine

May 24, 2016 - When the Blue Jay come in the other birds scatter -- well, at least the smaller birds.
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Quick Getaway

May 23, 2016 - Coming and going -- it's non-stop.
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Pushing Off

May 23, 2016 - This red bellied woodpecker spends most of the day here. We have decided to name it "Woodrow" as he seems like of the fa...
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Back to the Nest

May 22, 2016 - One seed at a time and back to the nest. They keep it going all day long.
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Checking the Menu

May 21, 2016 - Put out a slightly different mix which created a bit of caution in the aviary. It only lasted about 5 minutes after whic...
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He Went "Thataway"

May 20, 2016 - The Cardinals always are patient slow feeders and aren't bothered by the comings and goings of the chickadees, nuthatche...
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Eastward Ho

May 20, 2016 - Different than being on the ocean, but still a great way to start the day.
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Family Dinner

May 19, 2016 - Another feeder added to the growing collection and it didn't take long to bring in the finches.
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Nuthatch

May 19, 2016 - These little birds populate the feeders all day long. They are many, they are quick and they are constantly flying in an...
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Winging It

May 19, 2016 - Always room for more at these feeders.
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Hiding Out

May 18, 2016 - Bright colors on a sunny day is what helps make springtime great.
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Wingspread

May 18, 2016 - These orioles always put on a great show of color.
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Step Lightly

May 18, 2016 - Just before the ice went out of the lake, one of the resident swans wanted to prove it could "walk on water". Admit it,...
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Symmetry

May 17, 2016 - For a change, the geese were silent over the lake adding to the tranquility of early morning.
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On the Lake

May 17, 2016 - I think we have found a little piece of paradise to call home.
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Everybody Eats

May 17, 2016 - A variety of food and a variety of birds. Although different, they all get along. Too bad our politicians can take a les...
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Downy Woodpecker

May 16, 2016 - This male downy woodpecker has taken a real liking to the suet. Must be easier drilling than on the dead trees on the ed...
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On Target

May 16, 2016 - After perusing the new mix, this white breasted nuthatch attacked the feeder all day long.
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Cool & Calm

May 15, 2016 - After the "cold front", it looks pretty cool.
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Moonlight Sonata

May 14, 2016 - The ocean is like a black hole at night, but a full moon always lights the way.
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Adrift

May 13, 2016 - This swan was making its early morning rounds to chase off any potential intruders. It may look peaceful, but they domin...
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Togetherness

May 13, 2016 - Just as easily could have titled this a "mixed bag". We must have picked the right mix of food as we have a great mix of...
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Male Cardinal

May 12, 2016 - These cardinals always add to the beauty of the daily feeding frenzy.
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Fireball

May 12, 2016 - Going to be a hot one today.
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Shift Change

May 11, 2016 - When the blue jays arrive the rest of the birds usually scatter.
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New Feed

May 11, 2016 - This chickadee was faster than the rest of the birds lined up to check out the new feed.
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Protecting the Spouse

May 10, 2016 - Interesting morning. This pair of geese was quietly (for a change) swimming when a third goose tried to intrude. Look c...
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Excitement Grows

May 10, 2016 - Now it's getting exciting for both the birds and the photographer.
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The Suet Magnet

May 09, 2016 - Suet cakes play no favorites. All the birds seem to be attracted to them.
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Shades of Gray

May 09, 2016 - Almost overcast, but always a peek at the sun down in Florida -- well, almost always
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Togetherness

May 08, 2016 - Looks like a breakfast date.
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Perched

May 07, 2016 - Apparently we've got the right seed mix for the "dine and dash" special. It's constant activity throughout the day.
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New Arrival

May 06, 2016 - This was the second Baltimore Oriole arrival today. maybe this means spring finally has arrived too.
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Mixed Bag

May 06, 2016 - There may be a variety of clouds this morning, but I'm a gambler at heart. Grabbing the camera and heading out. Worst ca...
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First Inspection

May 05, 2016 - Having a variety of feeders is paying off. Our first Baltimore Oriole arrived this morning to check things out. I think...
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Frontal Passage

May 05, 2016 - Great lightening show last night followed by another beautiful sunrise.
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Nest Building Begins

May 04, 2016 - Saw this robin actively gathering material mid-morning. Had the good fortune to watch her build the nest over the next 6...
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New Discovery

May 04, 2016 - When we put up the bird feeders, feeding the geese was about the last thing we had in mind. But, everyone has to eat, th...
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Over the Edge

May 04, 2016 - Another day begins with a golden glow bringing great expectations.
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Breakfast Meeting

May 03, 2016 - When it comes to feeding, they all seem to cooperate. Too bad, people can't get along as well.
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Dead Center

May 03, 2016 - Getting up close and personal with the tulips.
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Springtime Salad

May 02, 2016 - Looks like trying to grow anything here is going to be a real challenge.
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Soft Landing

May 02, 2016 - Reaching for the feeder with flaps down.
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Lonely Little Tulip

May 01, 2016 - Unusual color for a tulip, at least for my eyes.
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