My husband and I are always marvelling at the wonderful things we get to enjoy at our cottage. Last year we were enjoying the Red Breasted Grosbeak, watching it bring it's young to our feeder, and even enjoying the show as the almost full grown youth was fed. This year we have a family of Blue Jays that now visit daily, calling for their peanuts. There is a mother with her four young and although the young are now full grown, they still rely on mom. The five of them arrive together, making quite a racket until we bring out some peanuts and set them on the railing. The young are pretty funny to watch because they still really struggle to get the shells open. As soon as mom flies off, all four young follow right behind her. Sadly I haven't been able to get a shot of more than one of them at a time.
|Thanks for the peanuts.|
|So much choice...which one shall I take?|
|This one looks good!|
|Look! I got the shell open!|
|I'll just take this one in the shell.|
|Thanks. We'll be back soon...|
This last image was edited with a layer of Kim Klassen's new autumn texture "Savour".