Thursday, January 29, 2009

Look up little Downy

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“The best PR is when people look up in the sky ... see the snow start to fall.”

-Betsy Strickler

32 comments:

Kallen305 said...

Love that photo. She looks so sweet looking up toward the sky.

Mary said...

Cute! She's really got that little beak up in the air.

NCmountainwoman said...

I love Downys! This is such a good capture of their sweet personality.

Cathy Clementz said...

You must have a world of patience waiting to get just the right shot. Very nice!

Ms. ~K said...

Great photo. I've seen my downy this morning, reminding me to make more pine cone feeders today.
Have a great day,
Kit

Terrie's Lil' Piece of Serenity said...

Aren't downey the cutest things ever!! I love your blog.

Terrie's Lil' Piece of Serenity said...

Aren't downey the cutest things ever!! I love your blog.

Daisy said...

Look up little bird and a snowflake will fall right in your eye!! ha ha! Cute pic, Shelley. :D

(Daisy is such a smart aleck!) ;)

Willard said...

Beautiful. I really like the pose and the composition.

Richard said...

Love the Downy. They pose, are not afraid of you, and as a bonus, they are cute.

ramblingwoods.com said...

Love the downy..hope they stay around as I haven't had any hairy woodpeckers since fall...

Knatolee said...

I love this. I love the little snowy bits around her beak, and delicate layer of snow on the branch. Love those woodpeckers!

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

That is such a cute picture.

Deborah Godin said...

Wouldn't you love to know what goes on in those little heads!?

MuseSwings said...

That is a beautiful photo - perfect quote!

Mildred said...

I love this! Thanks for the smiles today.

dAwN said...

I love your close up birdie photos!
Was this little critter sticking its face in the snow?

Andrea said...

LOVE your web site!
I'll be sure to stop by and enjoy your bird photos and your humor. A~

Jayne said...

The crispness is amazing Shelley! Just amazing photo!

Lynne said...

Cutey-cute-CUTE!

Shellmo said...

Kallen - I thought she had a sweet expression too!

Mary - she's aiming high! :)

NC - Thank you! They are one of my favorites! And plentiful.

Cathy - they are always around!

Ms. K - I'll be making some more pine cone feeders too this weekend!

Terrie - Thank you - you are kind!

Daisy - I love your humor!

Willard - thanks so much!

Richard - they are quite tame at the cabin - but still won't eat out of my hand. I keep trying.

Rambling - I've only seen one hairy pair around our place.

Knatolee - when I saw her, I wondered if she had been digging in the snow!

Ruth - thank you!

Deborah - yes I would!!

Muse - Gracias!

Mildred - hope you're doing well!

Dawn - I think possibly!

Andrea - thank you and I'll be over to visit you!

Jayne - I got lucky - she let me get real close to her!

Leedra said...

See the frost all around his beak!

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Tina said...

So cute..and so pensive..wonder what she was really thinking??

Dorothy said...

That is one cute little bird! Hope you get to come by and see my last two shots;-)

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Oh that Downy is adorable. All of my pictures show him EATING.. I'm not sure I've seen his face very often. You got a great shot, Shelley.
Hugs,
Betsy

Natural Moments said...

The downy looks good and seems happy in snow.

HANNIBAL said...

Adorable as always!

Eve said...

Oh Shelley...if you only knew how much I hated snow this winter...and the guineas too!!!

Olde Tyme Marketplace said...

Your pictures always make me happy...what a darling picture!
Beth

Sandy said...

ahhhh that's darn cute!

Gardener's Garden said...

This is sooooo sweet!

fishing guy said...

Shelly: Cool photo of the woodpecker.