Sunday, October 27, 2013

Putting On A Show

She came to the feeder, looking that way, looking this way, looking up, looking down, making faces at me and she waited for her turn at the feeder. I didn't know how chubby she was until she sat up straight.



I am not sure if it is the reserved fat for winter that I saw on this pretty female cardinal, or if she carrying eggs. She was quite heavy looking when she sat straight up.

I love watching birds at my feeders and feeding them is a pleasure. I only wish the bird seeds are not so high in price since the squirrels devout them first and foremost. And sparrows, sparrows can eat, A LOT!

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14 comments:

  1. I have feeders too. Yesterday a downy woodpecker came for a quick visit. Mostly I get gold finches and chickadees, and of course....sparrows. Love your chubby cardinal. I guess she was getting ready for nesting.

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  2. Put up a "No Entry, Squirrel" signage and this unwanted friend will go way.

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  3. She sure does look chubby. Chubby but cute.

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  4. she does look like having eggs inside or she needs a little workout like me. lol

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  5. Pretty shots of your chubby Cardinal! Have a happy week!

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  6. Such a darling and plump little miss! You certainly caught in her action and she appears to have personality plus!
    Jemma

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  7. We love watching the feeders when the seasons change! You got some wonderful photos of this cute cardinal!

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  8. She is a rather chubby specimen and I have a squirrel problem too. Even if they can't get seed from the feeder itself, they're all over the ground.

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  9. What a sweet chubby little fluff ball! If you have feeders on poles you can put baffles on them and the squirrels can't climb them. It's saved me a fortune in seed. I do put out peanuts for the squirrels though!

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  10. You have make lovely photos!
    Greetings, RW & SK

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  11. What a pretty visitor to your bird feeder.

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  12. It just looks like this lovely was all fluffed out with her feathers to keep her warmer...they do that all Winter and you took some sweet shots of your friend~

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  13. I doubt it was eggs. But she might have been molting.

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  14. Oh what a sweetie! You have captured her expressions so perfectly! We have had to give up the feeders for fear of attracting bears... :(

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