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Old 03-16-2021, 07:10 AM   #61
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Don't they fly south for the winter?
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Don't they fly south for the winter?
Cardinals? No, they are year-round residents here. And we get plenty of cold weather including ice and snow. Doesn't seem to bother them. They just keep coming to the feeders
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Cardinals? No, they are year-round residents here. And we get plenty of cold weather including ice and snow. Doesn't seem to bother them. They just keep coming to the feeders
Yep - we've had cardinals all winter at our feeders too. Everything else seems like they moved on. We've had some woodpeckers. Didn't see a blue jay all winter until a few days ago.

And I see Bald Eagles almost every day - but not at my feeders.


But yes - the cardinals love the snow.
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I wish we had birds like that where we lived. All we get are finches and scrub jays and the occasional squirrel eating the bird food. Nice shots.
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Recorded this time lapse of a passing storm last week with slow motion blending. The temperature dropped into the 30's at night and in the 50's during the day. The camera is a Lumix G9 with a Sigma 18-35mm F/1.8 wide angle zoom lens.

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^ Wow. That slow motion blending is incredible!
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Migrating pelicans huddling together for warmth.
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Black Bellied Whistling Duck

Saw 2 pair of these in the pond behind the house yesterday morning. They hung around all day. Not a common sight, notice the long, thick legs.
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Drone pic of the farm up at the lake from last weekend.
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Great pictures, Ronstar!

I see the Turkey Vultures have returned here, a few weeks ago now. That Paint Turtle is on my list to catch one, for my grand daughter to keep in back yard for a few days, then will release it.
The Muskrat's are always an interesting animal to watch. Thanks
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Thanks Street. Yep the turkey vultures have come out here recently too. I didnít see any during the winter. One circled barely overhead today. Thought it was ready to attack.

Good luck on catching that turtle!
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My wife said one of her plants flowered, Son-In-Law gave it to here.
If you know what it is, please tell me.
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I think that’s an Iris. Show more of the leaf/plant and it will help to identify.
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Looks like a Japanese Water Iris. Don't know the exact cultivar.
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I think thatís an Iris. Show more of the leaf/plant and it will help to identify.

My first impulse was Iris, but then I had second thoughts. Another picture will have to wait until tomorrow, it dark out now.
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Picture of the whole plant.
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I still think it’s an iris, but I can’t match the flower to anything online.
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I still think itís an iris, but I canít match the flower to anything online.


I think itís an iris too. I have some Siberian irises. Maybe it could be a Siberian iris.
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