Kia hora te manno
Kia whakapapa paumamu te moana
Kia tere te Karohirohi

May the calm be widespread
May the sea glisten like the greenstone
And may the glimmer of summer dance across your pathways

Friday, January 20, 2012

It has been beautiful, but I have had enough

Perhaps when, and if the rain comes later today, all this snow will melt away. It is beautiful to look at but when you can't get around on the roads, then it is not so nice.

There are two hummingbirds who visit the feeder, and I am sure they are happy to find the sweet nectar to keep up their energy.

There is a little nuthatch on the suet feeder, grabbing some food before the greedy starlings chase him away.

My toes are cold!

I wish this feeder would stop rotating, it is making me dizzy.

And.... a very unwelcome visitor.



Love that last little guy. I bet he was after the bird seed. Your photos are beautiful. Very little snow here but a lot of rain. I hope you have a safe, warm weekend.

Jenni @ RainyDayGardener said...

Beautiful pics! Nuthatches are my favorite, such personality! I was pleasantly surprised to get a group of 12+ Chestnut backed chick-a-dee's. I have only had them come in pairs before. Cheers, Jenni

Cally said...

Stumbled upon your blog and very much enjoying all the wonderful birds you feed. They look positively exotic compared to our Scottish Garden birds.

I wondered if you'd consider adding your garden to Folia the (free) gardening website.

It's a great resource for gardeners and has helped me keep on top of my 800+ plantings with photo's, notes, journals, milestones etc. They have an extensive plant wiki and a seed stash section where people can also list seeds for swapping.

Here's the link join and to access my own Folia pages (my member name is CDfolia). Hope to see you there.