Thursday, September 23, 2010
BLACK-CAPPED CHICKADEES (POECILE ATRICAPILLUS),
GREEN, MICHIGAN, SEPTEMBER 22, 2010
All photos Pentax K20D
SMC Pentax-DA 55-300 at 300mm
1/350 sec. f6.7
These acrobatic birds are hit-and-run artists, flocking at our feeders for just a few seconds before flitting for the trees to dine on their swag. People in Upper Michigan tell me they enjoy entire conversations ("Dee-dee?" "Dee!" "Dee?") with these friendly little fellows.