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Fluffed up in the Cold

Cold weather increases the energy needs of wild birds. This male House Finch is fluffed up to help insulate itself from the cold. I will be filling the feeders to the top before the winter storm which is predicted to start tomorrow night.


Written by Ruth

January 31, 2011 at 9:05 pm

Posted in Birding, Wildlife

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  1. He looks like he is already cold! Great close up shot…great to see the red feathers…almost makes him look rooster like.

    Cheryl D

    February 1, 2011 at 7:26 am

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