Excellence or Evidence

The first bluebird baby of the season ventured to the feeders today.

Up until this point, Mom and Dad had been busy loading up on mealworms and flying off to the nesting box to deliver the food – a sort of aviary-uber-eats routine.

But now, Junior is accompanying them to the backyard, and like most little ones, he is not known for his patient waiting!

I had to laugh at Dad, who seemed as if he was trying to bring three meals (or at least three mealworms!) in one delivery.

I was telling my husband, sometimes you take a picture aiming for “excellence” and sometime just for “evidence” – these pictures are of the latter variety.

I do have to say though, this little one seems to be a chip off the old block.

Who knows, maybe in the days ahead I’ll be able to get the perfect picture on the perfect perch in the perfect lighting…or…maybe I’ll just be glad to have gotten these!

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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4 Responses to Excellence or Evidence

  1. Mary says:

    Beautiful photos. I don’t think any improvement is needed. Enjoy where you are at each day!

  2. jmcheney says:

    Thank you for evidentiary photography proving Jr. Bluebird total adorableness & responsible Bluebird Daddy ably providing for his young family.

  3. These photos don’t need any improvement from my point of view, Kathy! Wonderful shots….fun to see this behavior close up!

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