Gushy about the Bushies

This gallery contains 2 photos. Nothing steals the crown of cuteness from Chickadees like these kinglet-sized birds. It’s pure neoteny at work when they flash you those heart-melting stares. A small, all-male flock of  Bushtits arrived on the front lawn California Lilac bush in the mid-afternoon — perhaps looking for a few seeds to nibble.

WHSIM-Male-Bushtit-on-California-Lilac1

Taking my chances that they wouldn’t all dart off at once (like the ladies did), I ran outside and snapped a few photos from a few feet away. Although a group photo wasn’t possible (they were alternately popping up like groundhogs), I did manage to get some closeups–like this one doing the splits on the California Lilac–where the light worked in my favour. Photographed on March 6.

WHSIM-Male-Bushtit-on-California-Lilac2

MY ZAZZLE WEBSITE   www.zazzle.ca/walkswithnature | www.zazzle.com/walkswithnature
MY PIXELS.COM WEBSITE   pixels.com/profiles/hui-sim.html

Advertisements

8 thoughts on “Gushy about the Bushies

Your comments are like chocolate for my soul ... I can never get enough of them! Bonus brownie points for witty comments! I love a good turn of phrase. :)

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s