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Another "buddy"

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by woodmort, Jan 17, 2012.

  1. woodmort

    woodmort Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 6, 2010
    Oxford NY
    Last winter it was an owl this year it is a gold finch. I guess I have a way with birds. He was on the deck between the house and feeder and hopped up on my finger--sat there for about 5 minutes--long enough for DW to get a couple of photos and then flew to the feeder


    A close-up. BTW note the color--many people don't realize they change color in the fall. My SIL insisted they all flew south for the winter when she had dozens at her feeder.
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Oh this is so beautiful that I think I could cry.

    How glorious that must have felt to see one trusting so much!
  3. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

    Aug 26, 2011
    That is sweet! I've always liked birds. Never been that close to any before though. The city pigeons eating out of my hand are about as up and personal as I've gotten with our feathered friends before, and they don't exactly count as anything special. :p

    ETA: I think your place looks beautiful with the snow as well! The finch looks pretty suited to the scenery. :lol:
    Last edited: Jan 17, 2012
  4. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Awwww, woodmort!
  5. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
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  6. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    Beautiful pictures!

    Goes to show that our feathered friends do well in the cold without heat lamps, doesn't it? If those itty bitty birds make it through the winter, I am sure our big ol' feathered chickens will be just fine.
  7. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

    May 11, 2010
    Beautiful! And I like your hat!
  8. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

    May 1, 2011
    Olathe, Kansas
    That's so sweet! He's beautiful! [​IMG]
  9. woodmort

    woodmort Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 6, 2010
    Oxford NY
    Thanks--Christmas present from my DW. BTW, we've been to 10 below and all the wild and tame birds have gotten through it just fine without any extra heat.
  10. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 17, 2011
    Really cool. I guess the little guy was thanking you for the food.

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