A chickadee gets ready to dive down to the feeder in single-digit temperatures. The spruce in front of the house is dense and I leave it that way for the many birds who live and shelter there. The chickadees are quick and stay harbored in the branches so they are very difficult to get a clear photo. I have mostly blurry or blank ones while waiting for them to step onto a clear branch to fly, but I did get this one, and for the abstractions in the background and the clarity of the little chickadee, I really like it.. . . . . . .
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