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Pretty Petal Pickers

I spent time with the prettiest petal pickers the other day! My front yard was filled with busy Goldfinches visiting the flowers, relieving them of their petals in search of seeds. There were finches on the Black-eyed Susans… … finches … Continue reading

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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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Backyard Babies

Spring is the season for backyard babies, and the Downy Woodpeckers were the first to bring their little one to the feeders. Dad had the early feeding duty… …and later Mom took a turn. The chickadees were the next to … Continue reading

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A Regal Red-head

My Red-headed Woodpecker has returned! He is always a bit timid whenever he makes his first appearance of the season, hanging out on the trees at the edge of the yard so he can assess the scene. Eventually, he makes … Continue reading

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The Blue Jay Ballet

In the midst of this quasi-quarantine brought to us courtesy of Corona, many people are missing their preferred entertainment options…movie theaters remain closed, baseball is still postponed, and restaurants are mostly offering curbside cuisine. But I am blessed that one … Continue reading

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Joined By The Juveniles

After the Grosbeak that starred in my previous post fueled up and flew off, another handsome fellow paid a visit to the backyard… …and this guy brought two juveniles with him, whom we shall call Thing One… …and Thing Two! … 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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Thank-full

Hope your hearts are as full of gratitude as these beaks are as full of peanuts! Happy Thanksgiving!

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Diamonds Are Not This Girl’s Best Friend

You’ve surely heard it said (or sung!) that “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend” – well, not this girl! Call me quirky, but I get more joy from a beautiful dead branch than from a dazzling diamond. So, needless to … Continue reading

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