A Christmas birdie

male pineyFriends, this Christmas birdie is not your traditional cardinal, but a pine grosbeak (male) who is attracted to sunflower seeds in bird feeders and the pine cones of the northwoods. He is a delicious color and resembles a small parakeet or parrot in his actions.  til Tomorrow Happy Holidays MJ

 

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About mjspringett

Nature Photographer, searching for questions and answers

Posted on December 20, 2012, in Birds, Crex Meadows, Nature, photography and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. he looks so christmassy with his rosy colour, a very pretty bird indeed … lovely shot with that upright stance! best wishes to you and yours for the holiday season mj, we will have some family fun here with the three grandchildren visiting 😀

  2. beautiful MJ – I’m not familiar with the Pine Grosbeak (until now)

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