New Years Day at the suet feeder

In our backyard, we have two suet feeders.  One has an extension on the bottom for large birds like woodpeckers to rest their tails while feeding; the other is a standard cage feeder with no extension.  At both feeders, we get numerous different species, including flickers, a Bewick's wren, juncos, nuthatches, chickadees, and a Townsend's …

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Look Up!

I make a habit of always looking up when I'm outside.  I'm an Art Deco lover, and I am especially fond of the "ruffles and flourishes" you find over the doors and windows of Art Deco buildings.  I'm also a bird-watcher, so I'm alert for birds in the trees.  I heard this little guy before …

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