Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Whiskey...Jack...please...


Down the wooded path I walk,
a whiskey jack I do hear talk.


Flitting back and forth between the trees,
saying, I see you but you can't see me!


I stop to take a needed rest,
he revealed himself, looking his very best.


Scavengers they are said to be,
don't you have a treat for me?


I reached in my pocket and I did find,
a tiny morsel, will this do fine?
 

He hesitated but for an instant,
then picked it up and flew off in the distance.

 
Happy life!

7 comments:

  1. Oh wow, I have never even heard of these birds! And the snow... and the bird landing on your... what a beautiful life you lead Heather... So peaceful.

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  2. I love this. So amazing. Jen sent me over, and I am so glad she did :)

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  3. Fantastic post and photos ! I have heard of these birds but never seen one as we do not have them here . I have lots of other lovely birdies that visit our feeders and I love to photograph them , they like to play with me in the tree whilst I am taking their photos . Nature is wonderful . Have a good day !

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  4. Heather....snort, lol, OK I give up....what on earth, are we really blogging sisters, or maybe we are long lost twins...snort.

    Love those shots, I so wish we had these little darlings here.

    My nephew who works up in the bush says they will follow him down the trail for miles...

    Jen

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  5. My god Heather how did you get this beauty to trust you enough to land on your hand .. I always wonder about how people can do that, I am afraid I would be too twitchy and the poor bird would sense it and look at me like "are you crazy ? I'm not landing on a twitcher like you!" haha .. he or she is a little snow angel .. what was the crumb from ? .. a scone or shortbread ? : )
    Joy

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  6. I hopped over from your 'sister blogger' lovely to hear you both inspire each other. Gorgeous text and pictures too!

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