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Golden Crowned and more

A young Golden-Crowned kinglet who fluttered around me in search of something to eat.

It has been in the twenties here with freezing fog, some light snow and today freezing rain..

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Golden Crowned and more

The Golden-Crowned Kinglet in a tree. (Thank you Scott!)

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Hanging upside down.

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In search of food on the ground.

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While the kinglet above fluttered about, this little guy was on a tree next to us. Is it a Nuthatch? Update: Per Scott in the comments, this is a Brown Creeper.


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A Fox Sparrow.

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Another Fox Sparrow who would sing while her back was turned towards me.

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Birds

The Western Spotted Towhee. These photos were shot from inside. The Towhee stays in the brush and is hard to see as it matches the fallen leaves. I have not been very successful at photographing them until this morning...through the window.

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Birds

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Freezing fog.

All photos ┬ęBlueJessamine.

Thank you to all who helped to identify the the birds. Amazing how so many look a like and sometimes the only difference appears to be their size. :D

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Originally posted to Street Prophets on Wed Jan 23, 2013 at 01:37 PM PST.

Also republished by Koscadia, Daily Kos Oregon, PacNW Kossacks, Pink Clubhouse, Birds and Birdwatching, and Backyard Science.

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