Category Archives: Bathing Beauties

A Boisterous Backyard Bather

Shortly after I refreshed the birdbaths this afternoon, a beautiful Brown Thrasher showed up to test the water. At first he was a bit hesitant, no doubt because there was a woman pointing a camera lens at him… …but before … Continue reading

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Soakapalooza

If you live near a Race Trac gas station you’ve probably heard of Sodapalooza, a summer event where a limited supply of plastic cups are sold, which are then refillable with fountain drinks for the rest of the season. Having … Continue reading

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No Better Bather

Birds and water are such a fun combination! The other day this Brown Thrasher showed up and landed on the edge of the birdbath. He got a couple sips to drink, but he simply couldn’t resist the allure of the … Continue reading

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I Missed The Memo

Somehow, I seem to have missed the memo.  I’m blaming it on my calendar though – and yes – don’t judge – but I’m still the sort that has a calendar hanging on my wall – I’ve told you before … Continue reading

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Shhh…Don’t Tell The Thrasher

Don’t tell my backyard Brown Thrasher, but others are starting to sneak turns in his birdbath! Like this lovely female Bluebird who showed up yesterday for a bit of a splash. At one point, I’m pretty sure I heard her exclaim, “Look … Continue reading

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Not One To Make Waves

We’ve all heard it said of a mild-mannered person- “They’re just not one to make waves.” Well, let me be the first to tell you that this has NEVER been said of the Brown Thrasher. This fellow, who has been … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Seen A Robin’s Ears?

My new birdbath has become quite a happenin’ place! The other day I enjoyed watching a couple of Robins splash about. Robin number one landed in the water and wasted no time before engaging in some serious wing flapping and … Continue reading

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