Beautiful Birds 1/5/14

First let’s flashback to 2012,  “Today’s (Thursday, January 5) photo stars a tiny insect walking on some mullein planted in my yard. It was very warm today and some insects were out and about. This is an Aphid.”

january 5, 2012 signatureNext on Saturday, January 5, 2013, “This is my pick photo of the day and it stars one of my front yard sunflowers that is still unbowed by birds and weather. The soft sparkly lights in the back is the heavily filtered sunset light reflecting off of Oregon grape leaves.”

january 5, 2013signatureToday, Sunday, January 5, 2014 – The first scene I was able to enjoy was a lovely view looking towards the Wasatch Mountains.

1:5:14 wasatch signatureIt was particularly beautiful because of the clarity (this means that the air pollution levels are a little bit less today, though not totally absent.)

I was also very happy to find a tree a block east of me filled with feeding birds that included robins, starlings and cedar wings enthusiastically feeding.

1:5:14 starling and waxwings signature

1:5:14 berry snack signatureIt was fun to see their acrobatics trying to reach the fruit.

1:5:14 upsidedown waxwing signatureSome of the birds sat close together.

1:5:14 robin and waxwing signatureAll were cute and my spirit was lifted watching them.

1:5:14 robin signatureAs I said goodbye to the birds, I felt satisfied that I might have some nice pictures for today’s offering.

1:5:14 robin looking back signature“Zen is to have the heart and soul of a little child.” ~ Takuan

Namaste ~ Raven

Our hearts give thanks for the Grace in the Universe!


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