Thursday, January 9, 2014

NATURE NOTES AND WILD BIRD WEDNESDAY - Tufted Titmouse

We only had three inches of snow here in our part of Virginia, and the day after the temperature was brisk but the skies were sunny and a bright blue.  It has been a while since I took photos of birds but I refilled the water bowl, threw some peanuts out and filled the birdfeeder.  The first to arrive was this little Tufted Titmouse.  He was a welcome sight.  I took several photos of him which I decided to post for Michelle's Nature Notes and Stewart's Wild Bird Wednesday.  Thanks for hosting Michelle and Stewart.  










Here he is eating the snow.












26 comments:

  1. Denise, cute shots of the Tufted Titmouse. Have a happy weekend!

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  2. This titmouse is so dang cute! I just love their animated ways. Looks like he's got a big nut to crack. Very nice series of photos!

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  3. Hi Denise
    Fantastic photos . He is soo cute ! Thanks for sharing , Have a good weekend !

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  4. What a darling bird. One I have never seen and would LOVE to! You got some fabulous shots!

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  5. Hi Denise... They are the cutest little guy, love you photo's of him or her : ) since they look the same who knows!!
    I like the snow eating ones!!
    I watched chickadees drinking drips of water from icicles!!

    Great post!!

    Grace

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  6. He's so gorgeous he almost doesn't look real. :) Nice pics!

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  7. There's something magical about snowy branches and blue skies!

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  8. hi Denise. These are a beautiful series of shot of this lovely little bird. Isn't he clever to eat the snow to have a drink.

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  9. How cute! And you have snow - - -
    (Since here is a cat,an other makes birdwatching .. ;-) )

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  10. Denise, these are fabulous shots of the titmouse and the snow. You make me laugh..."brisk"... to me it would be freezing cold.

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  11. Magnifiques photos, il est superbe cet oiseau.

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  12. Fabulous pictures, Denise, especially that last one. I love the little tufted tit but haven't seen one since I was abroad. I don't think we get them here anymore.

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  13. They are the most enchanting birds! I wish we had them over here. that tuft is so sweet. Keep safe in the snow.

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  14. I love these pretty little birds. They are so full of personality

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  15. Oh I do love Timothy Titmouse and your shots are grand. Dianne

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  16. they're absolutely the cutest little round feather balls! I had no idea they would eat snow. Wow.

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  17. Oh I love these guys... Thank you for putting out food... Michelle

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  18. What a pretty bird. I didn't realize birds ate snow. I guess that might be the only way to get moisture. Still, I'm glad it doesn't make them lose body temperature.

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  19. Awesome photos! I've never seen birds eat snow.

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  20. In my current over heated state I don't know whether I like the Tufted Titmouse of the snow more. Either of them would be more than welcome here.

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  21. Lovely images Denise. That bird blends in very nicely with the colourings of the snow and background.

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