Carmi's Thematic 279:
With the cold and persistent snow cover, the deer have been a lot less shy of photographers lurking on porch decks. Once they take what they want from the compost pile, it's off to some bark from a sugar maple.
Here we have some Carolina Wrens enjoying a nice bowl of old, cold hamburger grease:
Last but not least, some pre-snowfall birds:
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