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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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Accents of Autumn

I admire those folks who just seem to have a knack for interior decorating…the kind who are able to transform their homes to somehow coordinate with the colors of the season. While I lay no claim to such creative talent, … Continue reading

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Red-bellied Regular

Red-bellied Woodpeckers are regular diners in my backyard. One of the reasons they are frequent feeders is because of the plentiful supply of peanuts that is usually available. When I really want to spoil them, I load up the cavity … Continue reading

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A Surprise Passerby

I was recently surprised by a visit from an unexpected passerby… …a female Scarlet Tanager. These birds are not common visitors to my backyard. The males, with their bright red bodies and bold black wings are easy to spot, but … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

The birds must have decided that it was “happy hour” in my backyard yesterday, as several showed up to enjoy a drink. Some were sippers… …some were drippers… …and all of them were lousy tippers! But hey – they enjoyed … Continue reading

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Cardinal Comb-over

Summer is the season where my Cardinals are not their usual stunning selves! The phrase “Bald is beautiful!” definitely does not apply to them! During this time of molting, some of them look like they are trying to use the … Continue reading

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