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December 11, 2013 / Leslie

Wordless Wednesday: Winter Visitor

Male Dark-eyed Junco

Almost wordless: The little Dark-eyed Juncos visit my yard every winter when they migrate south from Canada. They actually look happy hopping around in the snow. Me, if I had wings, I’d keep flying right on down to Florida!

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  1. BermudaOnion / Dec 11 2013 8:09 am

    I’m with you! I’m already tired of the cold weather.


  2. Beth Hoffman / Dec 11 2013 10:20 am

    Juncos and Chickadees always make me smile!


    • Leslie / Dec 11 2013 10:49 am

      Me too. And I love that the Chickadees still sing their dee-dee-dee song even in the winter when all the other birds go silent.


  3. Suko / Dec 11 2013 1:03 pm

    That is such a lovely photo! 🙂


    • Leslie / Dec 11 2013 1:06 pm

      They are such friendly little birds. They come right up to the door and perch on the deck railing so it’s easy to photograph them in the winter.


  4. Carol / Dec 11 2013 1:40 pm

    How cute!


  5. kail84 / Dec 11 2013 2:09 pm

    Lovely picture!


  6. booketta / Dec 11 2013 4:59 pm

    Great shot 🙂


  7. kristine / Dec 11 2013 7:37 pm

    Cute bird. Nice shot!

    Happy Wordless Wednesday! My entry is here.


  8. Diane@BibliophilebytheSea / Dec 11 2013 8:05 pm

    Brrrrr just looking at him gives me chills (those poor little bird feet must be frozen)


    • Leslie / Dec 11 2013 8:27 pm

      I always worried about their little bare feet too but I’m told the feet don’t feel the cold, kinda like our finger nails.


  9. Sheila (Book Journey) / Dec 11 2013 8:45 pm

    Same here… we have been in a winter warning of wind chill around 45 below zero. Seriously? No wonder my dogs do not want to go outside 😉


  10. WordsAndPeace / Dec 11 2013 9:31 pm

    to be honest, I think only the presence of cute juncos on my lawn makes me survive winter and the snow I hate. This year for the first time, I see them fly up to the goldfinch feeder! and oh by the way, we have another regular visitor at the suet packs this year, a red-bellied woodpecker, usually only hairy and downy ones. much fun!


  11. Arti / Dec 11 2013 11:52 pm

    I’ve never actually seen one in my area albeit I known they are here in warmer seasons. So thanks to your photo I know what a Junco looks like. 🙂


  12. Rebecca / Dec 12 2013 5:56 am

    Stunning shot! ^_^

    Have a fantastic week!

    Happy Wordless Wednesday! My entry is here.


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