Just a few photos I took over the course of the day on Saturday, before I settled in to work on that epic vacation pics post.
Starting things off, a goldfinch sitting on a ridge of snow created after Mom and Dad's neighbor was kind enough to come over and use his snowblower to clear a couple of paths for me:
Redpolls and goldfinches vying for space on the thistle feeder:
A female cardinal:
And my favorite set of pics: a blue jay eating snow from a branch as it sat in the blue spruce: