Zunday Zen … I spy a …

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 hummingbird baby,
a playful fledgling maybe?
ogling me softly.

Hummingbirds are some of my favorite backyard birds.
What is your favorite backyard bird?

Have a Zen Sunday!

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13 thoughts on “Zunday Zen … I spy a …”

    • Oh! I’ve never seen an Indigo Bunting in person. I’m not sure we get them here. The only birds I don’t care for visiting are pigeons. Occasionally a small flock comes through and I shoo them away.


  1. How gorgeous! My favourite is the long-tailed tit. They look like really fluffy badger babies with wings. They are impossibly round and impossibly cute.

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    • Thanks Ali! I just googled the long-tailed tits. I remember them from my childhood in Germany. They also remind me a bit of the bushtits we have here: tiny, round and grey birds in huge flocks! They’re always cheerful and chatter away.


  2. I could barely see a bird much less identify it but hummers are distinct in their flying pattern so you know that’s what they are. You have some amazing shots of a baby! Hope your Sunday is Zen too. I like them all though.

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    • Most backyard birds are easy to identify, but shorebirds like sandpipers are a whole other challenge to tell apart. This year we got a number of hummingbird babies in the yard! There were probably some nests nearby! I hope your Sunday is Zen too Marlene! Love the rain as it’s better than the snow my sister woke up to this morning!

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      • Snow!!! My son has had 2 snows already but then it goes back to warm for awhile. I need just enough break in the rain for my walk. We just had a massive shower and I don’t want to get caught in one. 😉 Maybe in a few minutes I’ll give it a try. Then on to sewing. Heating the room up a bit before I start. 😉 Have a great day.

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  3. The hummers are fascinating to watch, but some of my favorites are the little nuthatches that flit around the yard. BTW, great photos! Happy Sunday to you, my friend!

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  4. Z.D. McGee says:

    Now, if we can all arrive at the continuously ever-unfolding moment, like our little friend!
    Super images as always.

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