Tag Archives: backyard birds

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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Plenty of Peanut Poppers

If I asked you which bird was most likely to be featured in a post with the words “peanut poppers” in the title, you would probably say the Blue Jay… …but there are plenty of other birds that have a penchant … Continue reading

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Last Waxwings of Winter

I was walking through my kitchen the other day and happened to glance out the window just in time to see several birds swoop in and land in the backyard branches.  Sure enough, a handful of Cedar Waxwings had descended … Continue reading

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Sinister and Sleek

Whether you call it a sinister stare Or label it more of an ominous glare One thing’s for sure, he’s in no mood to share. Although the Grackle can at times appear more than a bit menacing… …there’s no denying … Continue reading

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The Stall Wall

I met a friend for lunch yesterday at Semper Fi, a bar and grille owned and operated (you guessed it) by former marines.  The food was delicious and the company was delightful, but I did come away with the conclusion … Continue reading

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Peanut Plunder

Oh the joy and wonder of peanut plunder whether right-side-up or up-side-under Though he flies away quick he’ll be back in a bit To greedily plunder another Same song,…different bird Though not quite as greedy as the Jays, these Nuthatches really … Continue reading

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Singing for His Supper

This handsome male Bluebird dropped in for a bite to eat this afternoon. Then he found a sunny spot to perch and proceeded to serenade me. I guess he figured he owed me a song for his supper!

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