A Bird’s Breakfast ~

This beautiful bird was enjoying the suet we feed them ...while I enjoyed my morning coffee. I love the colors of this bird and the markings on its chest .  Not sure what kind of bird it is ? Penny has informed me that this is a Northern Flicker ~ Thank you Penny ! DSC_8878two DSC_8887two DSC_8893two DSC_8894two The birds sure love the suet ...This woodpecker prefers the peanuts... cropcrop2Camp Robbers (Whiskey Jack) like the vegetables from our chicken feed bucket... as well as the suet DSC_8903 copy 3 41 2Not sure what kind of bird this is but he sure likes sunflower seeds... please let me know what kind of bird this is... thank you1c 2c 3c This big fella is curious too... noggychipmunk here is a link to info about the Northern Flicker and the Whiskey Jack ~   http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/northern_flicker/id http://robinfollette.com/canada-jay-whiskey-jack-and-camp-robber/

Puppies,Parrots & Cockatoos oh my…

I have a friend who is a Certified Avian Specialist.  I was at her place the other day and couldn't resist taking some images of her "flock"  She has these special birds some are pets others she has rescued and others she is bringing back to health.  She also has two of the cutest pups who love greeting people and eating cookies. this is Casper...                                                  this is Ricky... pupsThis is Aullie... he is a Solomon Island Eclectus... his life span is  60 to 80 years...DSC_5559 birds 1This is Kiwi a female White Capped Pionus... her life span is  25 to 40 years... she was enjoying a dog cookie here...DSC_5556DSC_5562This blue bird is Robin... she is a parrolette.. her life span is 15 to 20 years and she is the smallest parrot of the Amazon family... birds 2This is Doodle... she is a Congo African Grey... her life span is 50 to 70 years... she is a rescue that is slowly getting her feathers back... she likes peanuts...DSC_5585 copyand she likes "showers"...DSC_5595 copyThis is Oscar he is a Goffin Cockatoo, his life span is 30 to 40 years... He is two years old...DSC_5573 birds 4DSC_5576 The next three are Cockatiels... their life  span is  15 to 20 years... the first one is approximately 15 years old... funny looking beak...DSC_5578 copy DSC_5580 copy DSC_5581 copy Beautiful animals aren't they... for more information ... please visit .... http://www.peekaboobirdboarding.com/

The Sunflower Seeds ~

  I never get tired of seeing these animals and birds.  It amazes me how they survive the cold winters. Deer on the porch eating  sunflower seeds in the evening ~  gotta make a living. DSC_4156 copyDSC_4147 copyDSC_4150 copy DSC_4162 copyDeer feeding on what a friend of mine calls "wild bird seed" on Horse Lake Road~DSC_4387webDSC_4383web DSC_4389webDeer in the yard sneaking up to get the sunflower seeds~DSC_4485WfourMr. Squirrel likes the sunflower seeds too... DSC_6336 DSC_6337 DSC_6338So do the chickadees... DSC_6363W DSC_6427webDSC_6357webDSC_6432web