Sunday, February 6, 2011

Common birds

Sometimes we overlook the beauty of what we consider to be "common". The birds depicted here all fall under that category but if we look closely, are they not quite exquisitely beautiful?

It's always a good idea to look at everyday things with "new" eyes once in awhile and thus appreciate what is right under our noses or outside our windows.

The starling

The sparrow

The robin


  1. I dunno about the starling, Do. Although your picture makes a good case.

  2. Lovely pictures! I've seen very few starlings recently and I rarely see sparrows but thankfully see and/or hear the robins most days.
    I think that here blackbirds are often overlooked, perhaps because of their plain markings. Flighty xx

  3. Great reminder, Do! Common they may be, but they are certainly just as beautiful. I especially love the starling photo with the various patterns all over its body.