Purple Finch

This Purple Finch (Carpodacus purpureus) came in for a quick second, only enough for me to catch a far away photo, and then he left. I still think he’s beautiful:

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There were two Tufted Titmice after each other tonight, and they landed on the Rose of Sharon for a second. Here’s a quick shot of one of them:

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Here’s another far away photo of one of the Northern Cardinal family that is still hanging around. I hear them all day long, but they remain elusive, flying from one sheltered place to another:

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The Black-Capped Chickadees are still enjoying the bird bath for their little drinks of water. The water level is much lower now that some big fat birds have taken big, splashy baths!

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Today was an absolutely gorgeous day outside – in the 80’s F and a nice, gentle breeze. Great for working outside!