Garden Grumbles and Cross Stitch Fumbles October 2016 Blog Header.
Row #1: Great Horned Owl; The Cross Eyed Cricket, "Playing with Jax #328" - "Little Boo"; Bent Creek, "The Owl next Door"; The Trilogy, "Happy Whoo Whoo Day".
Row #2: The Prairie Schooler, "Whoo Whoo" (freebie card); Pine Mountain Designs, "Special Delivery - October 2014" (kit); Great Horned Owl.
It was pretty exciting to see an owl in a nearby tree.
Far more often this time of year, this is what I see.
Can you count all the Cedar Waxwings?
They are very social birds - so much so that the males do not scout out and defend individual territories.
In late September / early October I have a mix of mature and juvenile birds.
Look at the rumpled guy on the right.
I wish they'd come in a bit closer.
Here they are in flight.
I think there must be well over 50 birds.