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Last Redpoll – this past week we were overrun by dozens of redpoll finches.  They seem to have moved on :(


Finch Fight - Female Redpolls

We have had close to 50 of these little guys (& gals) chirping in the backyard. The feeder doesn’t stay full very long!


Feathers on Friday

If you would like to join me for my Feathers on Friday meme, please put the link to your blog post in the comments and I’ll add the link to my post. 48 more words

General Birding

The Calendar Says Spring

Hard to tell it’s a new season.  It is freezing.

Miscellaneous Wildlife


Common Redpoll (Acanthis flammea)
Chugach State Park, Alaska
Canon 7D
Canon 100-400mm lens @ 400mm
1/800 sec @ f5.6
iso 400
© Teklanika Photography 2013


Making the best of it

Today’s guest picture is another cheerful  contrast from San Jose to our gloomy weather.  It was sent by Gavin and shows his granddaughter and a friend in a neighbour’s lovely garden.  913 more words


New painting: redpoll

Colin has just finished this lovely little painting of a redpoll, inspired by the huge flocks of finches that we’ve had in our garden this winter.   67 more words

Colin Woolf