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Friday, May 1, 2015

Around My Yard: In April

As the saying goes, "April showers, bring May flowers", but not here in Oregon this year.  It's been a beautiful April, with just enough rain to keep everything green and pretty.  I love the assortment of flowers that have begun to blossom, the baby animals that are running around with their mommy's and daddy's, and the many variety of birds singing in the trees.  I'm thankful for God's gift of nature.

 This fawn is pure cuteness!


Eurasian Collared-Dove

Red-winged Blackbird

This Gray Squirrel doesn't seem to be bothered by me in the least!

Orange-crowned Warbler

I saw many Sparrows . . .

Gold Crowned Sparrow

House Sparrow
Song Sparrow
As well as many colorful Finches.

American Goldfinch

House Finch

This Western Fence Lizard enjoyed our warm sunny days.

Western Fence Lizard

Western Fence Lizard

Beautiful flowers are blooming.

Lilacs (Syringa) - So fragrant and pretty!

This adorable tiny Rufous Hummingbird couldn't stay away, and he brought several of his friends too.

Rufous Hummingbird

To learn more about this beautiful little bird, visit my blog post:

The Feisty and Colorful Rufous Hummingbird

More pure cuteness!

Pretty sunsets


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