Wildlife Wednesday is hosted by Tina from My Gardener Says. Hope you can join in.
I feed the birds (and squirrels) everyday but I never get any photos because I have the bird feeder in a stupid place. So you will not see the charming tufted titmouse or the entertaining cardinal family. No blue jays. No wrens. No little brown birds of any kind. Not even the bickering doves that show up everyday.
Those poor few people who routinely look at this blog are probably groaning inwardly. “Oh, no. That can only mean one thing: yet another boring picture of a mockingbird perched on a tree branch against a flat blue sky.”
No mockingbirds this time I promise. And only one grackle …
He looked so outraged I blushed and quickly left the scene. Sorry little dude.
I really am beginning to feel like some kind of creepy stalker. But. Look at this lovely bathing beauty. How could anyone pass by a scene like this and not look? I understand Greek myths just a little bit better.
It glowed in the sunlight. Many, many people walked past and didn’t even give it a second glance. I know they are common birds but I think they are uncommonly beautiful.
I wasn’t the only one watching this egret. Immediately to its right there was a huge sun worshipping turtle … fresh from the muck …
Immediately to the turtle’s right was a blue heron …
and so on … and so on ….
It seemed like everyone was watching everyone else. But mostly I think they were watching the creepy stalker. =/
Everyone but this little coot who was mesmerized by something far more grand: