Tuesday, January 12, 2010

And now for something completely different ...

Went for what was meant to be a valedictory trip to the Bloedel Conservatory over the weekend. But since there's money for the Olympics, if not for parks, it turns out that there's at least one more trip to the dome in the offing before the offing, as it were. Paul Wong is doing a site-specific installation there Feb 27th. It should be a hoot. Here's a taste.

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Friday, January 8, 2010

Just for scale

The tit is about the same size as the flicker's head.

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Just in case you thought it was all duckies with me

Bush tit at the suet feeder
That's a bush tit at the suet feeder. Last winter I couldn't really interest anybody in the suet -- weird, because it was so cold. This winter there are tons of tits, flickers & a little downy woodpecker, and obscene numbers of starlings. On my third cake of suet so far ...

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