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Wordless Wednesday: 17th July 2019

Wordless Wednesday: 17th July 2019

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A Photo a Week Challenge

Squares and Circles

My contribution to the Squares and Circles A Photo a Week Challenge.

I was having some trouble with the squares part of challenge until I thought about some of the bird feeders made out of square mesh. Then I remembered the circular Oriole feeder we got last year.

A leucistic juvenile Great Spotted Woodpecker feeding on a square suet feeder made of square mesh. Leucistic means that the bird lacks dark pigmentation, what should be black is light brown on this bird. The shot was published in a magazinea decade or so ago.

Leucistic Woodpecker on a suet feeder.

A male Eurasian Siskin eating peanuts out of a circular, square mesh feeder. This shot was published in a magazine a couple of decades ago.

Eurasian Siskin on peanuts.

A male Baltimore Oriole feeding on grape jelly out of a circular bowl in a circular feeder.

A Baltimore Oriole on an Oriole feeder.

A male Black-throated Blue Warbler pretending it’s an Oriole by eating grape jelly out of a circular Oriole feeder.

Male Black-throated Blue Warbler.

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2018

A couple of birds from week 20.

A couple of photos I was considering for week 20 of my 52 week photo project.

I’ve been photographing a few summer visitors recently, filling in some gaps in my files.

A female Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus).

A spring Rose-breasted Grosbeak.

A male Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula) eating Grape jelly in an Oriole feeder. Not as colourful as some of the males that were around but this one is hanging around.

A Baltimore Oriole on an Oriole feeder.