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"The principal characteristics of this little bird are diligence, familiarity, perseverance, and a strength of energy in the head and muscles of the neck, which are truly astonishing." -- Alexander Wilson
This little fellow took shelter from a snowstorm in a tree outside the living room window. His plumage blends so well with the snow that I wouldn't have seen him if I hadn't been looking outside when he landed. A lovely book about these birds.... http://books.google.com/books?id=OUXnDRj...
Spotted on Feb 26, 2011
Submitted on Mar 3, 2011