Birds on a rainy day

Discussion in 'Other Systems' started by TonyTurley, Mar 14, 2015.

  1. TonyTurley

    TonyTurley TalkEmount Hall of Famer

    Apr 24, 2013
    West Virginia, USA
    For some reason, birds rarely appear at our feeders except in the morning/evening twilight times, and when it is rainy and overcast. We had a lot of birds today while it was raining, but as soon as the sun appeared, they vanished. During our FEB/MAR Winter blitz, the birds ignored our feeders completely, and we had some sunny - albeit very cold - days. At the same time, I could stand in our front room and watch the birds flitting all around the feeders two houses down. I haven't figured it out. Here's a few from today with the OM-D E-M5 +ZD 50-200mm. First time I've ever been successful at photographing a Downy Woodpecker - at least, that's what I think the smaller one is.

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  2. roundball

    roundball TalkEmount Hall of Famer

    Oct 8, 2013
    USA
    Good shots there.
    Yes, the little one is a Male Downy (red on back of head)
     
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  3. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Dave
    They seem to like your food
     
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