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Spring forth...Sing unto the Lord a new song, and his praise from the end of the earth...Isaiah 42: 9- 10
They wear different feathers
But share in the blessings..
Birds spring forth together
To praise God's good earth,
With May blossoms expressing
New songs of rebirth.
Poetry by me, AJP
I have been going back into my files to dig out some older bird pictures I hadn't shown before...because at that time I didn't think they were technically good enough, such as this shot where the cardinal is covering up part of the indigo bunting's back side...The flowering crab tree in bloom with the colorful birds is more appealing to me now that it is winter:)
The Indigo Bunting, a migrating bird from South America has been coming to our feeder the last few years in the spring and I was more than delighted when he chose to eat on the feeder with the Northern male cardinal who we see all year around. I must in the future go outside at midday to hear the bunting sing.
Here is an interesting description from my Reader's Digest North American Wildlife book that I refer to when I want to look up information on birds.
"the Indigo Bunting is one of the few birds giving full voiced performances at midday... A typical song has been written down as sir, chewie chewe, cheer cheer, chir, chir, sir, sir, see see, fish, fish."
Thank you very much Robert Larrazolo for your generous spotlight.
Thank you also Ann Reece for your kindness in nominating this photo.
Also by Andrea Petersen
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