Back To The Bathroom

Another rainy day here in Georgia, which could only mean one thing for me – back to the bathroom!  If you happened to read my previous post, you’ll know that the last time it rained I turned my bathroom window into a makeshift bird blind.  Today, I was hoggin’ the stall once again.

Despite the drizzle (which was a rather lovely spring shower) there was quite a bit of activity in the backyard.  Some birds came for food, while others seemed content to sit on the branches and let their feathers get a gentle soaking.

Here, for your viewing pleasure, are several that showed up.

Carolina Chickadee

 chickadee

Red-bellied Woodpecker (male)
(This particular fellow always has one section of
red sticking up on his head!)

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red-bellied2

Brown-headed Nuthatch

 nuthatch

Northern Cardinal (male)
(Sorry the first photo has an intrusive twig – I’m not much
for post processing pictures)

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cardinal2

cardinal3

Eastern Bluebird (male)

 bluebird

Red-winged Blackbird (male)
(The red on his wing is not displayed because
there was no one to fight with or flirt with!)

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Yellow-rumped Warbler
(Poor fellow is getting soaked, but he doesn’t seem to mind)

warbler1

warbler2

 All in all, another lovely afternoon spent in the bathroom!

 

 

 

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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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10 Responses to Back To The Bathroom

  1. neihtn2012 says:

    These photos are superb!

  2. aussiebirder says:

    That’s so cool Kathy, Bathroom Birding, that’s a whole new concept. Your a pioneer! Wonderful pics there is no doubt!

  3. I think you should patent your “Bathroom Bird Blind” idea! 🙂 Can’t wait to hear the first red-winged blackbird hereabouts because for me that is the one reliable sign that Spring has finally come. Probably at least another month to go, though.

    • kathydoremus says:

      Our Red-winged Blackbirds started showing up a week or so ago. To me, it sounds like they sit in the branches and say, “Over heeere.” Out of curiosity, where is home for you?

      • I’m in a suburb of NYC, so we’re Zone 7; in a normal winter we are 7b, but lately it’s been more like between 6b and 7a! The redwing sounds like “oh-ka-LEEEE” to me but that’s probably because I read Peterson at an early age, LOL

  4. atkokosplace says:

    It has to be such a joy to live somewhere where you can see all these amazing birds. The woodpecker has my heart today, though as always they all are beautiful.❀

    • kathydoremus says:

      It’s funny. We live in the suburbs outside of Atlanta, but the builder of our neighborhood left a lot of large trees, so we get a nice amount of birds. I am so thankful for that. 🙂

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