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Tuesday, March 05, 2013

feathered colors lost in snow

  As another blizzard pounds us in Wisconsin,
I thought I'd share some of the only bright spots of color I see against the dreary snowy landscape.

mourning doves, dark eyed juncos and a lone red male cardinal dig for food in the falling snow

male red cardinal and juncos

puffy red cardinal and a munching junco on green and copper bird feeder

Has there been any colorful (feathered or not) 
  sightings in your yard lately?

until next time...

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  1. My daisies are blooming and all the fruit trees are all budded out in beautiful spring colors. It's in the upper 80s in the afternoons. It's wonderful.

    Sorry you're being hit with more snow. Enough is enough.

    Have a terrific day and stay warm. Big hugs. ☺

  2. They are very, very pretty! I hope the storm isn't too bad for you.

  3. The red cardinal is so pretty!

    We were supposed to get hit with snow more than we did. Stay safe.

  4. Whao..there is still a lot of snow in your part of the world. Lovely captures of the birds.

    Dominique@Dominique's Desk

  5. Those were very pretty on such a snowy backdrop. I hope you link up on Saturday. :)

  6. The cardinal was nice to see. We're not expecting any significant snow, but it's still too cold here!

  7. I would love to see a cardinal firsthand. They look so beautiful!

  8. That red cardinal is very pretty. We've gotten quite a bit of snow in my area too.

  9. I wonder which is worse - too much snow or too much rain? Beautiful birds!

  10. Love the contrast, red on white :)

  11. We are having a record run of hot days - I'll trade some snow for a bit of sunshine.

    Nice collection of yard birds.

    Cheers and thanks for linking to WBW.

    Stewart M - Melbourne

  12. Nooooo! When is Winter ever leaving?!!!!

    Fabulous pics as always, Faythe!

  13. No snow in our neck of the woods. Love the red cardinals!

  14. love the contrast of the cardinal against the white snow!

  15. Wow! Look at all those beautiful birds. I am a big bird enthusiast. Thanks for hosting.

  16. We still have snow (VA); though, not as much as you have. We have see cardinals, robins and gold finches. We kitties have a bird/squirrel feeder right outside our screened in deck so we can watch the critters as much as we want if our humans think it is warm enough! Purrs and hugs from the kitties at www.thecatonmyhead.com, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Josette

  17. I love cardinals. We get them flitting around our yard a lot and I love to just sit and watch them.

  18. such pretty snow pictures ;)

    Thank you for hosting WW with a linky, I have a linky on mine as well if you'd like to visit ;) http://su.pr/991Kl6
    and there's a giveaway linky on it with thousands of dollars in prizes already! ;) http://su.pr/30tk9N see you next week!

  19. Wonderful pictures of cardinals. I am in awe!!


  20. Thanks for linking up to Wordless Wednesday Bloggers!


  21. What an AWESOME view!

  22. I hope the storm passes over calmly.
    you made good use of the opportunity you got.

  23. We actually have yellow daffodils popping up in our yard. Cold, weepy flowers, but flowers none-the-less.


  24. Gorgeous contrast of the red cardinal against the white snow! I hope spring weather is on its way soon.

    ♥ aquariann
    Featured Photo: Mosaic Skull Mirror

  25. The winter is getting old but I too love the birds backgrounded against the snow...:)

  26. Wow that is a colourful bird Faythe and proud too by the looks of it :) I wonder if that snow is still around? :( Hope not unless you like it of course :) xxx


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