Nature Through My Lens

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Spotted Towhee

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A Spotted Towhee


Towhee

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Here’s a Spotted Towhee in our backyard.  It was at one of our Suet feeders.  This is strange because they usually eat off the ground.  I wondered why, until I downloaded the imaged and realized that it has a deformed bill.  I suppose it is easier for it to eat. Hope it sticks around because we always have suet around!


Waiting for the Train

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A Rock Dove (Feral Pigeon) sitting on the train tracks.  Surprisingly enough this seems to be a popular perch for Pigeons, Crows, and Gulls.  I have not idea why.  Perhaps the tracks are warmer than the rocks.