Saturday, January 23, 2016

The First Month of Winter In Photos


Solstice Morning
December 21, 2015



Snow falling on Christmas Eve day, December 24.




A foggy, frosty start to Christmas Day, December 25, 2015.







Christmas breakfast for Papa and Mama Cardinale.







Downy Woodpecker enjoying the suet. Christmas Day.






Oh, my beautiful Ringneck Dove - the first time I had seen it this winter. December 29, 2015




The Flicker had been on the deck picking up seeds. Now he is either hiding them for later or studiously opening a sunflower seed.
December 29




New Year's Eve 2015. The sun sets on another year.





A squirrel tries to gain access to the feeders but ends up sliding head first down the pole. January 3, 2016






A return visit by the lovely dove. January 5. Can you tell this is one of my favorite birds?



Ah, the first deer sighting of the new year. January 13, 2016



The evening sky so lovely I could not stop taking photos.
January 13, 2016


The winter sunsets really are spectacular. January 15, 2016





Snow again on Tuesday, January 19. Even though we had cleared the deck and put seed down, the snow came so heavily the little snow birds (Juncos) had to search for breakfast.




As did one of the squirrels.





A tree full of birds waiting for the breakfast buffet special.
January 20, 2016





The Flicker making a return visit. Wednesday, January 20




A soft, serene close of day January 21, 2016 for a month of winter photos.

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