Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Bird's Eye View

Don't you love this time of year?  Bird nests in the trees, bees buzzing around the Wisteria, butterflies fluttering around in the Jasmine, everywhere you look....it's Spring!  But, my favorite thing....the birds.

Isn't it nice how the smallest things can make us smile?  We hung a new bird feeder from the Shoppe just outside the kitchen window and it's been such a treat.  Every time I gaze out of the window, I'm greeted by the sweetest lil feathered friends.

Look how sweet this lil guy is.  There's also the most beautiful pair of redbirds that feast here daily, but I can't ever catch them with the camera.

  They all look at me through the glass as if to say, "How did you know?"

What would a yard be like without these beauties to serenade us daily?

"A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.” -Maya Angelou

Do you feed the birds in your yard?...


fleurcottage said...

love the quote!

Alison Gibbs said...

Spring is a beautiful time of year, everything new and fresh in the garden. Here in Australia it is Autumn and it is getting cooler

jaz@octoberfarm said...

i don't need an alarm clock. i waked up to the first tweet!

Kim from The Sheep's Nest said...

Laurie, I just love birds also. While I was visiting my parents we went back to a place I used to go to since I was very little. It is a wildlife preserve where the wild birds come and feed from your hand! I will be posting about it later this week with great pictures! Amazing experience. Kim

Anonymous said...

What pretty pictures and a lovely quote ~
I have bird feeders and houses in my yard and could spend hours watching them. I think the same birds come back year after year -
Have a lovely day!

iheartsunnydays said...

What a nice thing to see out your window! I watch the birds in my yard but don't feed them! I get a bit scared of them after being swooped when I was younger - ended up with a golf ball on my head, scratches and a black eye!!


Laurie Anna, I love that you were able to catch these sweet birds on film! Such a sweet post. ~ Angela

trash talk said...

A little birdie told me I'd find you gazing out your window!
I love Maya's quotes.

trash talk said...

A little birdie told me I'd find you gazing out your window!
I love Maya's quotes.

Cottage Sunshine said...

Hi Laurie,

How sweet! I just got a new bird feeder/tray and that is exactly where I want it is outside my kitchen window! :)

I love the quote!

Hugs, Carolyn

red.neck chic said...

I love your quote!!!

I feed the humming birds and that's it - I'm afraid to say this out loud (confession time) but I have a very very fat cat... that moves very very fast...

but I LOVE to watch the humming birds!!!

Gorgeous photos too!!!

;-) robelyn

Sueann said...

What a wonderful idea to have the feeder outside your window. Beautiful birdies!!
I haven't been feeding the birds as of yet this year. There are so many seeds and such for them still

Brenda Pruitt said...

My birds think they've hit the smorgasbord here. Because I keep those bird feeders full of black oil sunflower seed.

Mindy said...

Don't you love it? Yup. I have a feeder that I can see in the morning, the moment I open my eyes. It is hung from the eaves and the birds love it! They are high enough to be safe from the cats and they seem happy about that. So happy, they sing me awake every morning. And I love it! Thanks for letting me share. And I am so glad you are enjoying yours! ~Mindy

Laura said...

I just wanted you to know I mentioned something in my recent blog post about your booth at Canton and my mercury glass birds.

I am obsessed with birds this year!

Right now I am going crazy with my new blog layout , but I am trudging on!


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