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Delightful Daredevils

White-breasted Nuthatches are always delightful backyard visitors. Though mine tend to be drippy drinkers… …these well dressed daredevils are highly entertaining to watch. This guy seemed to be giving me his best Batman impersonation! Friendly and fairly fearless are accurate … Continue reading

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3-D Bluebird Babies!

My backyard is swarming with Bluebird babies lately – little ones who are demanding, dangerous, yet oh so delightful! One of the easiest ways to spot a youngster is to watch for the one whose mouth is wide open and … Continue reading

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Excellence or Evidence

The first bluebird baby of the season ventured to the feeders today. Up until this point, Mom and Dad had been busy loading up on mealworms and flying off to the nesting box to deliver the food – a sort … Continue reading

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Power Outage Pictures

A brief but boisterous storm swept through the area this past weekend, leaving flash flooding, downed trees and a power outage in its wake…which seemed like a perfect picture taking time to me! As soon as the rain subsided, I … Continue reading

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A Rose-breasted Beauty

Every year, towards the end of April, I start scanning the backyard treetops, hoping for a visit from a Rose-breasted Grosbeak. Needless to say, I was thrilled when this fellow dropped in to say hello. En route to the northern … Continue reading

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A Snack Between Showers

Today’s forecast called for steady rain with waves of thunder storms, so when we had a brief break in the wet weather, I filled up the feeders and ventured out with the hopes of taking a few photos. The birds … Continue reading

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Corona Cuisine

In these days where Corona is creating chaos and disrupting our typical routines, dining out has been temporarily relegated to drive-through services or curb side delivery. This grab-and-go mentality is nothing new to my backyard birds. Many of them have … Continue reading

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Sippers, Drippers, and a Triple Dipper

With the weather warmer and less rainy, the backyard birds aren’t just showing up for feasting, they are enjoying beverages and bathing as well. Some are sippers… Some are drippers… And this Brown Thrasher was a triple dipper! First he … Continue reading

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Brief But Beautiful

Well, I got my wish! We had a brief but beautiful snowfall this morning. The skies weren’t bright enough to get many clear photos, but I enjoyed sitting outside amidst the snowflakes and the hungry birds. Here’a a sample of … Continue reading

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The Drizzly Dozen

Grey skies and slushy drizzle made for less than ideal lighting for picture taking this afternoon, but, the birds were showing up so I figured I might as well show up too! Here’s the drizzly dozen that kept me company. … Continue reading

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