Bird Weekly – Photo Challenge – Birds Seen in the Last Two Weeks

Pelican

You can hardly accuse me of being a master of bird photography. As you can see, my best shots come when the subject is a statue; however, I’d feel remiss if I didn’t participate in this wonderful photo challenge. I’m a firm believer in the adage, “Practice makes perfect,” so I’ll keep trying.

Doves
Bluejay
Robin and squirrel

Bird Weekly Photo Challenge – Birds Seen in the Last Two Weeks is brought to us by Lisa Coleman whose blog is called Our Eyes Open.

Devotion: March 31, 2021 – Psalm 96

O sing unto the Lord a new song: sing unto the Lord, all the earth.
Sing unto the Lord, bless his name; shew forth his salvation from day to day.
Declare his glory among the heathen, his wonders among all people.
For the Lord is great, and greatly to be praised: he is to be feared above all gods.
For all the gods of the nations are idols: but the Lord made the heavens.
Honour and majesty are before him: strength and beauty are in his sanctuary.
Give unto the Lord, O ye kindreds of the people, give unto the Lord glory and strength.
Give unto the Lord the glory due unto his name: bring an offering, and come into his courts.
O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness: fear before him, all the earth.
Say among the heathen that the Lord reigneth: the world also shall be established that it shall not be moved: he shall judge the people righteously.
Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad; let the sea roar, and the fulness thereof.
Let the field be joyful, and all that is therein: then shall all the trees of the wood rejoice
Before the Lord: for he cometh, for he cometh to judge the earth: he shall judge the world with righteousness, and the people with his truth.

Cardinal birdsong

One Word Sunday Challenge: Spring

Here is my entry for Debbie Smyth’s Travel With Intent blog, One Word Sunday Challenge. This week her topic is Spring.

Rather than green, to me yellow is the color of Spring (with a little pink thrown in).

Let’s take a closer look at some daffodils, shall we?

The other day, for her Flower of the Day challenge, Cee Neuner posted the back of some daffodils. I thought it looked great. Imitation is the highest form of flattery!

Now here’s some of that pink I promised you!

Even though today was a bit dreary, the birds are coming in droves to herald Springtime! If you look closely, you can a big flock on the ground in front of the yellow house.

CMMC – Match Words with ch or ck

Sneak submission for Cee’s Midweek Madness Challenge – Match Words with ch or ck.

First I’d like to offer you a baCKyard feast.

You can tell it’s raining because the squirrels’ tails are wet!

Here we have the CHesapeake Bay with a big tanker.

Here we have some branCHes in front of a big, blue sky.

Mustn’t forget to include the duCKs.

Last but not least we have a staCK of wood!

Betty Louise’s BOTD: July 26, 2020

Betty Louise’s Bird of the Day challenge – I don’t normally participate in this challenge, but yesterday morning, this seagull agreed to pose for me. It was shortly after sunrise. I’d gone down to the city marina to photograph the sun coming up and I ran into this friendly gull.