Winter Outdoor Mystery Challenges

It was a beautiful day in late winter. I was enjoying filling the bird feeders.
When I approached the feeder mounted above the windows, I noticed two unusual things.

Hone your observation and reasoning skills by carefully examining the scene using the photos.
Offer a solution to one of the mysteries. When you click on the photo, a larger view will open. Use your Back button to return to this page.

Scene A - Write your observations. Solve the mystery. What do you surmise has happened?

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pine siskin
feather on window

Scene B - Write your observations. What do you think is going on here?
Suggest a solution.

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bare ground

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Posted 4/2009 Cynthia O'Hora.