May 16, 2014

The view from my chair

I love watching the birds out the back patio door.

 a crackle, a blue bunting, and a female and male  Orchard oriole .I had never seen the orchard orioles of the blue bunting before.A very nice surprise.The Crackle has amazing feathers.

The Orchard oriole differs from the Baltimore oriole in the color.The Baltimore is bright orange.The Orchard oriole is a burnt red color.

I had to cover the plants last night.Frost on the 15th of May in Iowa is not a good thing. Hope you have a great weekend.j

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