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Let’s Call Him “Rowdy”

Each spring, I have a tendency to name the first baby bird of the season, and this year is no exception. The baby Mockingbird that has been hanging out in the front yard Cypress is now flitting about from tree … Continue reading

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You Can Call Me Flower If You Want To

Yesterday was a dreary, drizzly kind of day, but in the late afternoon the clouds parted and the sun popped out in all its brilliance.  This pinkish-purple Peony looked so vibrant, still dripping with raindrops, that I had to grab … Continue reading

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A Good, Good Father

We often sing a song at church with lyrics that proclaim, “You’re a good, good Father”…well, I’m pretty sure the same could be said of the male Bluebird who brings his brood to my backyard feeders. Although the babies are quite … Continue reading

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Booger’s Got A Brother!

Remember Booger?  The young Bluebird that has been a constant fixture at my feeders ever since he left the nest? Well, I am pleased to announce that Booger has a brother!  Mom and Dad (whom Booger still hangs out with) emerged … Continue reading

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Don’t Leave Us With The Babies

Did you ever see that Air Tran commercial where the couple hand over their little ones to the grandparents and then quickly zoom off on vacation, leaving the older gentleman crying out,  “Don’t leave us with the babies!” Well, if … Continue reading

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Another Backyard Baby

Booger‘s not the only baby in the backyard these days. Oh, his cute little self is still hanging around begging and binge eating mealworms. But other youngsters have started visiting the feeders too – like this Red-bellied Woodpecker, who as … Continue reading

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Booger The Beggar

I’m not sure why, but I’ve taken to calling the little Bluebird that’s been hanging out in my backyard “Booger.”  It really is a term of endearment here in the south, and somehow the name just seems fitting! I hesitated … Continue reading

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