No Better Bather

Birds and water are such a fun combination!

The other day this Brown Thrasher showed up and landed on the edge of the birdbath.

He got a couple sips to drink, but he simply couldn’t resist the allure of the water and before long he was splashing away.

Every once in awhile he would hop out and give his feathers a good shake…

…then head right back in for some more drenching. Β It seemed like each time he was more exuberant than the time before!

When he was finally finished, he perched on the edge and gave his feathers one last flap and then flew off to a nearby branch to continue his grooming.

There’s really no better bather than the Brown Thrasher – such wild abandon!

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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 No Better Bather

  1. Jodi says:

    so awesome!

  2. Such an attractive bird wonderfully captured!

  3. Brown Thrashers are among the most handsome birds! Your photos are wonderful.

  4. Jill Kuhn says:

    He looks like he needed that! Lol! 😊

  5. Trail Walker says:

    You did a wonderful job of capturing the “wild abandon.” Such happy pictures!

  6. Is that how they got their name?

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