Today there are small flurries of snow falling on these before the big storm hits. It was hard to take a sharp photograph of these today as the chickadees are grabbing seeds from the nearby feeders and flying off to eat them, landing on other branches on this tree and I was surprised how the weight of their small, light bodies could cause this branch to move too.
To see the case with the seeds in them go to the first two posts linked here. They really are amazing to see: https://plus.google.com/105804664540125819976/posts/fEwnAeLazfw
The magnolia in full bloom, at the end of last April, is here: https://plus.google.com/105804664540125819976/posts/JK1dLkEfDpm
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