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This morning when looking out the front window to see the early birds on the feeder, there was a small drab dark olive colored bird with a wing bar. 185 more words

Magic Moments

Goldfinch in the meadow

Painting background was a challenge in this one. Bg colors are so bright and vibrant, to make that yellow little birdie stand out from background was another challenge. 71 more words


The right sort of wind in the evening

Today’s guest picture brings a welcome ray of sunshine from London.  My sister Mary recently got a chance to admire her favourite form of London transport. 486 more words


Goldfinch: Regulus Regulus

It’s dead. Look.
His attention’s locked on something,
as green as the low shrub it’s beside.
It looks like a forgotten toy.
His granny, my mum, unlocks and opens the door. 150 more words


One step forward, one step back

Today’s guest picture comes from Dropscone in Malta and shows the difficulty of finding a parking spot in Valetta.

The overnight snow had settled down when we woke up and it was thick enough and the forecast poor enough to suggest that it might be a good idea for Sandy and me to suggest cancelling our evening meeting Canonbie since travelling didn’t look a very sensible activity.   640 more words


A treat

Today’s guest picture was sent to me by Dropscone’s niece Hilary.  It is of an Egyptian Vulture.  It was taken at Zurich Zoo on Saturday and makes Mr Grumpy look like a little ray of sunshine. 624 more words