Decked Out for Christmas

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You know those folks who decorate even before Thanksgiving? ย Well, Mr. Bossy, who thinks he owns the front yard feeder, is certainly ready for the season.

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About apronheadlilly

wife and mother, musician, composer / poet, teacher, and observer of the world, flawed Christ-follower
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28 Responses to Decked Out for Christmas

    • A beauty, but I have never seen one quite so bossy. He will let no other bird drink from his personal feeder! And he just sits there and yells at me!

      • patsykmiller says:

        You made me laugh! The ‘Beauty’ has Attitude!!!
        I’ve never seen a bird with such a striking color, wow!

        • It is structural color, not just pigment. That is why he may look black headed, but then with a turn of the feathers and varying light, it can be all shades of red to magenta!

        • patsykmiller says:

          I find that interesting as well as amazing re: the structural coloring. You are something, Lilly, you have such an array of knowledge and I enjoy what you share. You are humble in all that envelops you and that is what I admire and respect the most!

        • You are so kind. If I could only make a living at all this interesting stuff. ๐Ÿ™‚

  1. pattisj says:

    Mr. Bossy says it is a fact that he OWNS the front yard.

  2. tootlepedal says:

    If I looked as handsome as that, I would own everything, not just the front yard.

  3. dorannrule says:

    Wow! That shot would make the perfect Christmas card! And I can’t think of a more beautiful ornament for a tree. I am truly impressed! ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. dorannrule says:

    Reblogged this on Virginia Views and commented:
    Wouldn’t this live shot make the absolutely perfect Christmas card?

  5. The Birding Bunch says:

    Ah, the joy of being yelled at by birds! Mr. Nuthatch was giving me the what-for today. ๐Ÿ˜€ Your fellow is a cutie.

  6. Great shot! Such a beautiful little one!

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