Morning Coffee At Steve’s Country #15.

Good morning to all of you on this chilly and snowy morning! The coffee is ready, nice and hot! The beautiful aroma fills my apartment which automatically gives us a wonderful, cozy feel. It isn’t quite so cold this morning, the temperature being 0F (-18C), though for some reason it still feels as cold as yesterday. I was out early, it was just getting daylight, to put seeds and peanuts out for the birds, and there was the first chickadee to greet me. Amazing that he could see to fly around, they are not exactly a night bird. But he was able to get some food before anymore chickadees showed up. I had to sweep away some freshly fallen snow, not much, just about half and inch (1cm).

Bohemian waxwing on a snowy day.

Yesterday I bought the chickadees a new feeder, well, other birds can use it too however it’s meant for smaller birds like chickadees and nuthatches. I will put it up today. I would have done it yesterday but I have to do this with bare hands and it was just a little too cold yesterday to work outside with bare hands. Today should be okay, though I notice the wind is getting stronger out there, that can make things uncomfortably colder too. Oh well. Muffin and I were watching out the window together as the number of birds continually increased this morning. Still not many birds, so I guess that’s the way it will be for now. Soon the natural food supply will become less as winter continues and then birds will make their way to feeders. I see the hairy and downy woodpeckers are here now and of course, my 4 blue jays. That one is still a real puzzle. What happened to my blue jays? There was 14, the most I have ever had here, and now there is just 4. I won’t ever know for sure, just ideas floating around, but it is a puzzle.

Another Bohemian waxwing.

Jasper and Jenny haven’t been around yet, but I’m sure they will be here later this morning. Hmm, looks like the blue jays need some more peanuts, better toss some more out to them. Good timing, Jasper just showed up too, so more peanuts were definitely needed out there. I didn’t see Jenny anywhere, but maybe Jasper will take a peanut home to her, breakfast in bed on a cold winter morning. Well, it could happen. Today’s pics are a couple different Bohemian waxwings, there are a lot of them around this winter, even more than last winter. And I thought there was a lot then. The white streaks in the pics are snowflakes. Thanks for coming, have a wonderful day and God bless!

Steve and Muffin.

Β©2020 Steve McLeod.

42 Comments on “Morning Coffee At Steve’s Country #15.

  1. It’s ana amazing day again, cold and wind😁 Bohemian waxwings are simply beautiful 😻😍 Muffin would love to watch them taking bathπŸ˜‹πŸ˜œ or may be dancing 😐😻 Fresh coffee, have more, stay warm, Hey! You heard this? I’m having this strange thing happening, water starts to come from my face shoulder hands😳😳😳 people call that sweating, i call them my skin is crying to stop me from working out.noboys is listening πŸ™„ Good Morning 😎😁😁😁

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    • Muffin doesn’t even pay attention to the waxwings, she likes the smaller birds like chickadees and nuthatches, they get her excited!😼😼 I agree with you, your skin is crying,πŸ˜₯ it needs some chocolate🍫🍫 to make it feel better!πŸ˜‚πŸ˜Ή

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      • Exactly, you understand my feelings better, why my master never agree to it πŸ™„πŸ€” People are cruel these days… Oh my chubby skins… Where have you gone… πŸ˜•.. I’m looking for you…..I have a box of chocolate hidden my bag…πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹

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      • Good for you Simon! Just make sure you don’t get caught with the chocolate! Now just sit back, relax and enjoy!πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜πŸ«πŸ«

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      • That’s right, never get caught, Now someone is rolling some dumbbells beside my legs. Here I go… Good Night Steve βœ¨πŸ€—

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  2. Watch that frostbite! Especially working with metal. Sorry I’m late getting here today. Busy day qith work and trying to organize for the trip. Loved the bird picks today those wax wings are sure pretty

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  3. Everyone is staying put inside until the restrictions are lifted…still have to go out for essentials once a week…we have little snow, not as much as you have…your Waxwings are very pretty ! Thanks for the hot coffee ! β˜•οΈβ˜•οΈπŸ˜€πŸ˜ΊπŸŽ„

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    • Thanks for stopping in Sharon! We don’t get much snow at a time, but it’s adding up. Waxwings are a beautiful bird from the far north. Have a nice day!πŸ˜€πŸ˜Ίβ˜•β˜•

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