Do Birds Sleep Earlier in the Wintertime?

Fresh snow on a thin twig

Fresh snow on a thin twig (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Falling gentle snow! So cold!

Cloaking the trees and branches

With pearl elegance!

a Black-capped Chickadee in Michigan in late D...

Little Chickadee

Gathering its feathers tight

Eating seeds! Delight!

English: Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atric...

Harsh winds blowing strong

To the cedar trees she flies

Nestled the night long


Chickadee (Photo credit: Zuhallem)



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17 thoughts on “Do Birds Sleep Earlier in the Wintertime?

  1. sachemspeaks says:

    I don’t know about sleeping longer but ours do not come around until it warms up a little?


  2. andy1076 says:

    ah.. we return to winter yet again, nice 🙂


  3. Beautiful! Hugz ♥


  4. Fresh-fallen snow. Gets me every time. Jane, I love the chickadee, too … and the poem.


  5. says:

    the chickadees at my feeders eat and go to bed early….they also sleep in later than I do


  6. I have nominated you for the Sisterhood of the world bloggers award!
    Of course you don’t have to accept, just know you’re appreciated!


  7. Hi Jane Johann
    You are nominated with a Wonderful Team Member Readership Award!, for your very good blog.


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