The birch tree leaves have been turning a lovely yellow over the past few weeks, making for great cover for the gold finches that like to hang out in it as they also change back to their brownish colouring.
The bark of this birch tree seems to have a lizard of some sort that is smiling. Must be smiling for the camera!
I didn’t even know that this bug was on the birch bark curl until I looked at the photo on my computer monitor! Yes, it was that small! How cute!
There are many health and wellness benefits to trees including converting carbon dioxide to oxygen, they keep it shady on a sunny day, they provide food, not to mention that are nice to look at, and so much more! Hug and/or plant a tree today!
A birch tree branch with peeled bark sits among other branches.
Hanging upside down, this gold finch tries to get a better angle as he munches away on some birch tree seed pods as they begin in grow.
Talk about being in the right place at the right time! Heard this little guy peeping away and couldn’t figure out where he was at first as he blended in and was so tiny. Just happened to snap the photo as he hung upside down!
A sure sign that green Spring has sprung is sugar flowing from the trees. Okay, usually it’s from maple trees and this is a white birch. It had been dripping sugar for a number of days after a branch was cut. It got below zero last night and it froze, making for the icicle-like formation of the dripping sugar. A sugarcicle!
It’s always nice to get a new perspective on things. And one of the the things I love to do, is have a camera on hand when those new perspectives reveal themselves. This was taken this afternoon of the white birch on the front lawn, pointing the camera straight up the centre of the three main trunks.
The branches of the White Birch Tree on the front lawn seemed to reach towards the lovely blue sky this morning. We haven’t had very many blue sky days this Winter, so this was the perfect opportunity to capture it.