My Sunday Sin

Well, I did it. I committed the unpardonable sin today. At least you would have thought so based on the way my birds chided and chastised me.

They are used to me filling their feeders fairly early in the morning, but today I opted to wait until after church. Basically, they got brunch instead of breakfast, but they acted like I had left them in the wilderness for a forty day fast!

Here are a few that showed up for the backyard buffet.


The Blue Jays are the first to holler when they don’t have peanuts in the tray!


This Red-bellied Woodpecker checked to see if I had stashed any seed in the Dogwood Tree.


This young Northern Cardinal waited on the branch while Dad (pictured below) took a turn getting a bite to eat.



A Gray Catbird waited for a turn on the Bark Butter log, while a Carolina Chickadee sampled some sunflower seeds.


This American Robin must have heard that it was a bring a dish event.


But the birds weren’t the only ones ready to feast.


This chipmunk packed his pouch with seed and then scurried off to store it in his secret hide-away.

Despite the delayed food delivery, it was a lovely day for bird watching.

About kathydoremus

Wife, mother, daughter, and friend. One who dabbles in writing, thinks in rhyme, and is utterly unable to escape the allure of alliteration:) Amateur nature photographer. A backyard bird watcher, a hiker of non-strenuous trails to waterfalls, and a fan of Atlanta sports teams. Driver of an orange Jeep Renegade who goes by the name of Earl. One who is nourished by silence, solitude, and a good cup of coffee. A lover of God’s Word and the riches that are hidden there. An extremely ordinary jar of clay who longs to see and be satisfied by the glory of God, and to somehow display that in my everyday life.
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12 Responses to My Sunday Sin

  1. Those poor little creatures! I’m sure they will forgive you for extra rations the next few days.

  2. Nice shots. Good bokeh!

  3. That’s a beautiful set Kathy and It looks like you had a very productive day with all these wonderful birds showing up.

  4. Gorgeous photos! I love the blue jay, especially.

  5. avian101 says:

    If I don’t feed the birds early in the morning, I’d be facing a riot and linch mob here! I’ve been using clay saucers for a while, yesterday the birds broke two fighting for food! Nice photos Kathy! 🙂

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