For the Ragtag Daily Prompt temperature.
Our snow is gone, but I heard on bird note how the Anna’s hummingbirds survive. One morning the temperature here was 14 degrees F, and then the hummingbird was out as soon as it was light. Dive bombing me as I brought out the feeder after thawing it. Bird note says that they can slow their metabolism, like a mini hibernation, during the freezing temperatures. This helps them expand their range and get a jump on the humming birds that go south.
For Norm2.0’s Thursday Doors.
Another snow picture as the sun rose and things were backlit. The front of the house faces south.
For Mundane Monday #199, my prompt is portal.
When has light and photography and conditions lined up for you to take a photograph that feels like a portal? Did you think of it ahead of time and wait for the perfect conditions or was it a combination of having your camera and a happy accident? Where does your portal lead?
Message your entry and I will list them next week.
Last week’s prompt was shooting the sun.
For the Ragtag Daily Prompt: color.
The snow has melted in my neighborhood. There is lots higher up, but it’s gone here. I am still enjoying the photographs, the contrast of color in the snow.
For the Ragtag Daily Prompt: lost.
All the snow and early morning blue and white! The sun is lost! The sky is lost! My shadow has abandoned me!
Oh, there is the sun and my shadow is back.
Practical objects get transformed by snow, don’t they? This is my clothesline. Magical, that snow can balance along the two lines.
For Norm2.0’s Thursday doors.
I am lame! I meant to start photographing doors in town but I was distracted by snow and hummingbirds and eagles. And then I tweaked my back so I really am lame…. but this is a virtual door, to think of spring, in spite of the snow.
Here are orchids and snow and then a hummingbird to make up for it.
For the Ragtag Daily Prompt: innovative.
Return to kindness and tolerance and love.
For the Ragtag Daily Prompt: flare.
Tictoc’s ruff of feathers look black from the side, but flare to scarlet and pink when seen straight on. That flare must help this small bird chase the larger ones away.
Tictoc has been chasing chickadees and towhees away over the weekend, no respect for larger size. But I had a second hummingbird sitting in the lilac at the same time.