Sunday, May 19, 2019

Birds and Blooms #6



A pleasant afternoon while we took a break from packing suitcases. I was easily entertained by the female wren taking sticks out of the wren house and tossing them to the ground. We sat outdoors soaking up the sun and enjoying 87 degree temperatures while it lasted. We won't see that again for a while. 

The male wren will claim a nesting spot with nothing more than a few twigs and a bit of white cottony spider egg material. When a female chooses one of the offered sites, it is not unusual for the building process to start almost from scratch. The female wren will sometimes throw out some of the male’s sticks, because they're too big and hard to work with. Females use smaller, more manageable sticks that can be shaped into a cup. 
 



Thanks for stopping by! I just can't get enough of these blooms and birds this spring :-) We even had butterflies today, but it moved too quickly to be photogrphed. 
xo
Deb

Debbie@Mountain Breaths
Debbie@Mountain Breaths

Hello, I'm Debbie.I enjoy hiking, kayaking, cross country skiing and snowshoeing in the Adirondack Mountains (thus Mountain Breaths). I live in Upstate NY with my supportive husband and have three precious sons..

7 comments:

  1. Those lilacs are gorgeous! Our temps were unseasonably hot too - too hot to enjoy outdoors. But that's okay - plenty to do inside!

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  2. Deb... wow! Your pics are breathtaking! Have a good week of packing.

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  3. I am enjoying seeing what's up in the tropics:):) Everything is relative.My lilac leaves are starting and the buds.Period.
    I see my purple and pink tulips are going to be orange again:(:(

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  4. Lovely Deb so enjoy before spring is a sweet memory. Summer here and so hot and humid already! Love the lilacs.......Hugs.

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  5. I am also enjoying all the spring blooms this year, but havent seen many birds! We have a friendly rabbit who keeps popping by !!

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  6. Beautiful Birds and Blooms, Debbie! We think we must have a turkey nesting nearby because I see it walking through the yard almost every day. Not quite as cute as the little birds :)

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  7. What gorgeous birds and blossoms, Debbie! It’s much better than what was in my yard last week!!

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