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My Friend Flicker

Okay…so the Flicker that has been flitting around the outskirts of my backyard isn’t really my friend yet, but I am hopeful. I first caught a glimpse of this guy on our recent snow day.  I was paying some bills … Continue reading

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Grab and Go (In the January Snow!)

What is happening in the south? In a state known for its fair weather winters, we woke up to eleven degree temperatures and our second snowfall in as many months.  So while the neighborhood kids were rejoicing over closed schools, … Continue reading

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A Seasonal Sparrow

One of the birds that winters here in our southern state of Georgia is the White-throated Sparrow. I don’t get many pictures of him since he rarely visits the feeders, preferring to scavenge what falls to the ground below the … Continue reading

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The Finest Winter Fashion

With the Atlanta temps mirroring those of Minnesota, the backyard birds are displaying their fluffiest feathers. This Mockingbird was my favorite, all decked out in his winter finest. Seriously though – I might have to get me one of these … Continue reading

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Starting the Year off Right

As I sat drinking my coffee in the early hours of a brand new year, I jotted down ten things that I wanted to do more of in 2018, and of course, taking more pictures made the list. So, as … Continue reading

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The Calendar Crew

For the last post of 2017, it only seemed fitting to share the birds that got selected for the coming year’s calendar – a gift that I make for my folks each Christmas. Happy New Year – and may 2018 … Continue reading

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A Fine-Feathered Phoebe

Although we have plenty of Phoebes in the area it is rare for one to come to the backyard, so it was a treat when this one landed for a quick drink. These tail-bobbing birds usually perch on branches and … Continue reading

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