Everything That Glitters…

You know how the saying goes – Everything that glitters isn’t gold.
Well, the reverse is true as well – Everything that’s gold doesn’t necessarily glitter…sometimes it gleams!  Like the golden eye of this Brown Thrasher.

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Though his gleaming glare and his blade-like beak give him a rather sinister appearance, I have found these birds to be more bashful than brutish.

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This guy typically shows up to enjoy some of the Bark Butter that I spread on the branch, but if someone else arrives, he tends to be quick to relinquish the territory.

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I love his rich coppers and creams against the blurry backdrop of the autumn leaves.

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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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8 Responses to Everything That Glitters…

  1. Wonderful photos, you’ve certainly caught his steely look.

  2. Jodi says:

    Oh Kathy! GORGEOUS! The lighting is beautiful!

  3. You take such beautiful pictures. He really has interesting eyes.

  4. aussiebirder says:

    Beautiful bird Kathy, well shot!

  5. Tiny says:

    Beautiful, Kathy!

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