Feathered Friday on a Thursday - Tiny Guys

It seems my last Friday scheduled post didn't actually take so here it is on a Thursday. So here are some tiny guys for #featheredfriday by @melinda010100

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The first tiny guys is a black-capped chickadee (Poecile atricapillus). They tend to be pretty tame but they do hop around quite a bit making photographs difficult.

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Little guy hung around while I was checking my morel mushroom spots.

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The golden crowned kinglets (Regulus satrapa) are still around. These guys are even more tame than the black-capped chickadees but they are twice as bouncy and they are smaller making photographs difficult.

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I finally got a shot of its face but by now it was high up in the tree.

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Can you see the bird in this photo?

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How about this photo?

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This is a brown creeper (Certhia americana), they have perfect camouflage for tree bark and they creep their way up the trees looking for tiny insects in the bark.

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I have yet to get a close shot of these guys as I usually only notice them high up in the trees creeping around. They are about the size of the chickadee and they are constantly moving around climbing up the trees.

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Two large red tailed hawks were flying around in circles above while I was trying to get a good photo of the brown creeper. Too bad the branches were in the way. These guys had the squirrels squawwing at eachother warning of predators in the area.

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I heard some quacking in the weeds and was hoping to find some wood ducks.

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But as usual they turned out to be mallards. Wood ducks quack a bit but mostly have a funny high pitched squeaking sound and they are very skittish. These mallards are super tame and they are probably pairing up getting ready to start a nest somewhere.

That's all for now, thanks for looking :-) Happy #featheredfriday on a Thursday lol.

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