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After the snow, we got rain, which became ice overnight. In the morning, all the magnolia branches were encased in ice. That did not bother the House Finch which took its regular station over the bird feeder.

House Finch on magnolia branch.

House Finch on magnolia branch. Note how some the bird’s red colors are reflected on the ice.

In the following photo, I did not change my camera shutter speed, and the diving House Finch became an intricate geometrical blur.

House Finch diving.

House Finch diving.