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Saturday, 23 May 2020

Today was an awesome summer-like day. There was a constant wind which kept the blackflies away and allowed me to get some things done without getting bit!

Our cherry and plum trees are full of blossoms and just stunning!

Plum blossoms
143/366 Photo of the day, 23 May 2020 ©WQuinn
Plum blossoms. ©WQuinn 2020

I took quite a few pictures of the blossoms!

Early this evening, I sat on the veranda to watch the birds. The blackflies have been so bad I haven’t sat out at all the last few days and have missed the birds. I ran out of food almost two weeks ago so the feeders have been quiet lately. Fingers crossed my order is ready soon!

A chickadee flew in for a visit, as did a yellow finch and a hummingbird. I saw plenty of robin’s, seagulls, a few grackles and, the biggest surprise, was a Rose-breasted grosbeak that flew into a nearby tree!

Rose-breasted grosbeak ©WQuinn 2020