Saturday, December 31, 2016

Day Trip on a Snowy Morning

and a Mystery Visitor at Home


spied these two horses with there wooly winter coats
as we rode through the countryside about an hour north.


and a mystery visitor at the feeding station this morning.
Solid black all over with a gray bill.
Slightly smaller than a robin and slightly larger than a junco.
Can anyone identify it?

"Animals Usher Us to Grace"
----Roselyn Elliott

7 comments:

  1. Hello, I always love the pretty horses. Your birdie visitor may be a Junco. Great quote! Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Have a happy and safe weekend! I wish you and your family all the best in 2017, Happy New Year!

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  2. Pretty horses!
    Nice bird photo but I cannot ID it
    Happy New Year!

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  3. Just stopping by to say Happy New Year to you. Sorry,I can't help with the ID on that one.

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  4. No idea about the bird. I love to watch them though but I can only identify very few by appearance and bird song. Beautiful horses! Have a very Happy New Year.

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  5. I don't know what the bird is, but I love both pics...

    Happy New Year!

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  6. whatever the bird is, he is cute and looks cold but happy. as do the horses in the snow.

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  7. Your bird's coloring is like a gray catbird, but the beak looks different...more like a junco. Do you even have gray catbirds where you live? There are here in Florida now, so I doubt they'd be up north. Love your pictures.

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