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Friday, March 28, 2014

Weekend Photo Hunt (Bird(s)-Tree(s)

Next weekend photo hunt (April 5th) there will be a change in my format. Instead of photo hunt being the first part.
I'm taking part in A TO Z CHALLENGE 
For those who interest in taking part please PLEASE CLICK HERE I'm some place on list.


Idaho state bird is the MOUNTAIN BLUE BIRD There is a female sitting in an crab apple tree. Sorry the picture isn't all that clear.
I haven't seen a male this year but Murphy have.
Last year Murphy fell this birch tree and only thing left is a tree stump. It is on the South_West Corner of the place.

Next weekend photo hunt theme will be FAMILY and or ROCKS

Coffee is on

18 comments:

  1. Can you tell me why the tree stump has crisscross marks on it? (Yes, curiosity killed the cat but... ;b)

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  2. yes, I am curious about the marks on the tree stump too. :P

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  3. My husband thought if he cut crisscross marks in stump it would burn out easier.
    He was wrong it did nothing. coffee is on

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  4. I'm curious about the stump too, but glad you answered it.

    frankly my dear

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  5. This tree stump looks very artistic :) !

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  6. Good take on the themes. To answer your question, the first bird is a female cardinal (the male is solid red but the female is more subdued colors; it's not exactly yellow but after you asked about the yellow bird I thought that's the one you were asking about because of the way the light hit it). I should be able to answer your question about the pine tree but I'm not sure what variety it is.

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  7. Even a little bit blurry is good as long I don't see any snow. We still have so much of it here and I'm getting a hankering for a bit of green. I like what your husband did on that tree stump; it gives it character :)

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  8. Hi Dora, at first I didn't recognize your second photo as a tree stump until reading your comments. The markings made it look like something other than a stump. Very creative take.

    Have a wonderful weekend.

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  9. nice stump. do you and murphy play X's and O's on it?

    i've got a few stumps in my yard and when the weather warms up i'll spend about 15 minutes a day with my trusty mattock until the sons of bitches are sawdust.

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  10. Yes, the stump looks something else!

    bird & tree

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  11. And thanks for the A-Z challenge's link. I am in!!

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  12. I've never seen a mountain blue bird, only the Eastern ones. Great birds!

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  13. I've never seen a mountain bluebird, either. I wouldn't worry about the blurry photo - I have no luck in bird photography and hope to learn more about doing it successfully with my iPhone one day. Alana

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  14. Thanks for visiting us!

    :-)

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  15. It gives the stump a bit of pazies.

    We have anther Birch to fall.

    A good game of Tic Tac Toe would be fun

    Taking picture of birds seem to take some luck.

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  16. I think your husband's guess about the Eastern White Pine as an I.D. is probably correct. I looked that up online and some of the shots look similar.

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  17. Thanks for sharing! Fun pics! Keep them coming, and keep the coffee pot on.

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  18. Great bird shot for this week's theme!

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