A Friendly Fall Favorite

The temperature dropped twenty degrees overnight, and the almost fall-ish weather brought in a flurry of bird activity – including a visit from one of my favorites, the Brown-headed Nuthatch.

These friendly little birds are quite inquisitive and incredibly cute, and are always entertaining to have around.

They love munching on peanuts (hence the name!)…

…and are not shy about enjoying the fresh supply of water.

Besides the food and water, I think sometimes they drop in just to be social.

Love these little guys!

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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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3 Responses to A Friendly Fall Favorite

  1. Mary says:

    I’ve never seen one of these. Beautiful bird.

  2. dawnkinster says:

    He (She?) is beautiful! Our nuthatches are different, dark head, grey bodies. We have two different kinds and I can never tell which one I’m watching. Yours is really pretty!

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