Category Archives: Backyard Birds

The Flavor of February: Thrashers and Thrush

Today’s featured guests for our “Flavor of February” series are the Brown Thrasher and the Hermit Thrush, two birds with tones of brown that make Crayola jealous! Let’s take them in reverse order of the title and begin with the … Continue reading

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The Flavor of February: Winter Warblers

The winter season tends to hold a lot of backyard bird activity, so I thought over the course of this month, I’d spotlight some of the birds that have been showing up…sort of give you “The Flavor of February.” How … Continue reading

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Once in a Winter

I was going to say every once in awhile, but every once in a winter would be a more accurate description of how often I have a Northern Flicker show up at my feeders. Usually, these wonderful woodpeckers opt for … Continue reading

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Every Party’s Better With Planters

This afternoon, I (translate that to say “hubby”) filled the Dogwood cavity – aka, the peanut pantry – and waited to see who would show up. The first to arrive, and therefore awarded the starring role in this post, was … Continue reading

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A Backyard Bird Intermission

For the past several posts I’ve been sharing recaps from our recent trip to the Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge. Well, I still have some photos I want to share, but I thought we’d take a bit of a backyard bird … Continue reading

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If You Fill Them They Will Come

Whenever I fill the backyard feeders, it doesn’t take long for the birds to arrive and start greedily indulging in the food offering. There are the peanut poppers… …the mealworm munchers… …and those who believe that Bark Butter is the … Continue reading

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A Wet Welcome

Rain…rain…and did I mention rain?  2019 has had a wet welcome! Despite the near constant drizzle that has accompanied the start of the new year, the birds have been dropping in to indulge in some soggy seed! Here are a … Continue reading

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