Category Archives: Bathing Beauties

Towhee Time

I was so glad I had my camera in hand when this beautiful female Towhee stopped in for a bath. Since they are ground feeders and rarely come up to the deck, I don’t get to take their picture as … Continue reading

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An After Shower Bath

After one of our (many) recent rain showers, I saw this slightly disheveled Mockingbird perched on the side of the front yard birdbath. Evidently, he had already sampled the water and found it satisfactory because he opted to hop back … Continue reading

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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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