Thursday, December 15, 2011

The Tom-Cat Report

I have nothing to show on the stitching front, but Tom-Cat, birder extraordinaire, is more than pleased to share some of the photos he's taken lately of birds.  

Tom-Cat calls this "Mourning Doves Up High"

He has titled this "Mourning Doves Down Low - Catch-able"

This is called "Red Breasted Sapsucker Up So High You Get a Crick in Your Neck".

"Oregon Junco Looking Straight Ahead"

"Oregon Junco Looking to the Right" 

"Steller's Jay on Alert About Ready to Scream His Head Off"
Tom-Cat feels that Steller's Jays are truly annoying birds.  They yell and scream and raise a ruckus, and are very aggressive - feeding at the bird feeders and on the ground.  Despite all that, Tom-Cat has never been able to snag one of these birds.

"McChickadee Nugget"
While these might be tasty, bite-sized cat treats, Chickadees are canny little birds.  They flit to the feeder, grab a sunflower seed, and flit back to the thicket to consume the seed.  As they are not ground-feeders, they are next to impossible to catch. 

 "Sparrow" 
Sometimes simple titles are best.

Tomorrow the Cats of Clos du Bois will share some of their favorite "Critter Photos." 

7 comments:

Siobhan said...

Beautiful photos! At least Tom Cat didn't label any of the photos as "snack". LOL

Mouse said...

hahahah ... almost like reading a menu at a cat restaurant ..lol and that chickadee looks cold ..lol love mouse xxxx

Penny said...

Tom Cat is gorgeous and so are the birds. It looks like a kitty smorgasbord. :)

geeky Heather said...

Gorgeous photos! Tom-Cat looks so smug in that first picture, I almost believe he took all the others!

Cath said...

Tom-Cat is so gorgeous , I just want to pick him up and give him a big snuggle.
Thanks for sharing his pics .X

Carol said...

Awww...little "McChickadee Nugget" is so, so adorable... Lovely photos as always, Beth!!

Mindi said...

Tom Cat seems to be sitting there so serene and regal, like he's above trying to chase and catch the birds!