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Granny’s Gauntlet

One of the joys of blogging is connecting and being inspired by other bloggers, like “Granny” over at Granny Shot It, ¬†who recently threw down the gauntlet, issuing a “Bird of the Day” challenge. Needless to say, that sounded right … Continue reading

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Sneak-a-Snack

I was outside filling the feeders with my two Lab assistants when “my” Red-headed Woodpecker dropped in for a visit. First he looked for peanuts in the Dogwood nook, since it was a safe distance from the dogs, but found … Continue reading

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A Melodious Male

The other day, a handsome male House Finch landed on the end of the Bark Butter branch and proceeded to strike a pretty pose. Occasionally, he would poof out his feathers a bit… …and sing a melodious song. He was … 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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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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Everybody Loves A Nut

As soon as I wrote “Everybody loves a nut” for the title of this post, my mind automatically continued with, “and the whole world loves a weirdo!” Now, I had no idea who sang this silly little song, but clearly … Continue reading

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My Favorite Fall Fidgeter

Yesterday was a perfect picture taking day – cold, slightly overcast, with the leaves still sporting a bit of autumn splash. And much to my delight, my favorite fall fidgeter showed up – the Ruby-crowned Kinglet. Like many of my … Continue reading

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