Monday, March 9, 2015

Still Winter Here

 Ferry landing on Lake Simcoe

The ferry that leaves from here crosses Lake Simcoe to Snake Island but...

 Dock at ferry landing

it seems to be more of a snowmobile landing at the moment.

 Black-capped Chickadee

Not ALL birds go south for the winter. Case in point, this Black-capped Chickadee.

 American Goldfinch

Another bird that sticks around is the American Goldfinch.

White-throated Sparrow

And another bird I see this time of year is the White-throated Sparrow.

 Please visit Michelle at Rambling Woods for more NATURE NOTES.  

36 comments:

Sandra said...

the little black and white chicadee made me SMILE... and there will be no ferries pulling into that dock any time soon.

Andy said...

Hallelujah! The big melt has begun!

Sylvia K said...

Beautiful captures as always!! It does look SO cold!! These are some of the sweetest, prettiest birds and I do love the detail you capture!! It's like having them sit on my desk!! Thanks as always for sharing the beauty!! Have a great week and stay warm!!

Cloudia said...

How chirpy and dear


ALOHA from Honolulu
ComfortSpiral
=^..^=

TexWisGirl said...

precious little birds!!

Hannah said...

Sorry you still have snow, but the fluffy little birds are so darling, especially the goldfinch and chickadee.

CountryMum said...

The Black-capped Chickadee is so very adorable - soft and fluffy. I hope the weather warms up for you soon.

Stephanie said...

Cute little birds!

Bethany Carson said...

Enjoyed your line about a snowmobile landing--very fitting! Looks like everything is frozen!

Linda W. said...

Love the bird photos! I'm sending warm thoughts your way. Wish I could send you some warmer weather too. :)

RedPat said...

I love your bird pics as usual, EG! The melt has started!!! Hurray! The dock will soon be open for business.

Michelle said...

What a sweet chickadee!

Karen S. said...

Absolutely winter strong eve, but pretty. Such a sweet birdie!

Rose said...

The snow is almost gone here! I am not sure how I would deal with it if it just stayed here all winter long...I guess I would learn to live with it.

These are such sharp, clear bird pics...I love it when you see the glow of their eyes.

Jane Hards Photography said...

Those birds are adorable. Your goldfinch differs so much from ours. You may not want to hear this, but your blanket of cold snow, is a gorgeous sight for the viewer. The benefit of the net. The beauty without the cold.

William Kendall said...

It'll be weeks before that lake is open!

A Quiet Corner said...

Just perfect critters and you caught them all!!!...:)JP

Leora said...

Wow, you get goldfinch in the winter. Love your chickadee as well.

Randy said...

Love that little chickadee.

Ruth Hiebert said...

It may still be winter,but those birds are a very welcome sight.

Ginny said...

The birds are adorable! All puffed up with the cold. I would try to stay away from Snake Island as hard as I could!

Things and Thoughts said...

White landscapes are beautiful and those birds just adorable through your photos.
Wishing you a happy day
Olympia

Knipsa Passtscho said...

Looks gorgeous to me, even though it's still winter over there with you :) And my favourite bird picture is the Chickadee, it's so nice and plushy :))
Have a beautiful day
【ツ】Knipsa

llandudnopictures said...

So much snow!

Margaret Adamson said...

Three lovely birds that stick around for your winter time.

diane b said...

The birds are brave to stick around in that cold. I like the way they puff up.

Barbara Wójcik said...

Love the bird photos!

see you there! said...

No ferry ride today it seems. Your bird pictures are great though.

Darla

Debbie said...

we still have snow here but we are experiencing a huge meltoff!!!

your bird images are nothing short of stunning!!!!

marshaleith said...

love the chickadee...we even had some in Winnipeg that stayed through the winter

Mari said...

Looks likebthere is no place for ferry yet. I like chickadees, they're very round and bulky :)

jeannettestgermain said...

Love the black and white chickadee! Hope the melt down will so its work soon:)

cieldequimper said...

After summer on Sunday we're back in winter but our little chaps have a bit more to eat than yours...

Grandma C said...

Adorable little birds!

Breathtaking said...

Excellent captures of all the birds.They are brave to over winter there. The Chickadee shot is adorable.

Rambling Woods said...

Awwww... Love the birds!..... We have had some melt, but like you, there is a long way to go.... Michelle

Friends who encourage me

Blog Archive

About Me

My photo
East Gwillimbury is a rural town less than an hour north of Toronto, Canada's largest city. My family calls me CameraGirl because I take my camera with me wherever I go.