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Cheerful Chirpers

My backyard has been swarming with Chickadees lately. Whether it’s due to their curious nature, their cheerful chirping, or their social personalities – everyone seems to love these little birds. I have never seen a Chickadee act aggressively toward another … Continue reading

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The Colourful Feathers of Fall

Over the weekend, I ventured down into the backyard to see what kind of activity was happening on the land level.  The birds that showed up all seemed to be feathered in the colours of fall. Now, before going on, … Continue reading

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An Un-Scarlet Tanager

While I was cooking dinner last night (lemon garlic pork loin, baked potatoes, sugar kiss melon, and potato rolls – in case you were curious) I glanced out the kitchen window and saw a boisterous family of Bluebirds at one … Continue reading

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A Collection of Colors

Splotches of orange Patches of red Unruly feathers on this fellow’s head. Speckles of grey Dashes of brown Black bandit mask with a red flaming crown And last but not least there’s a back checked with blues Collection of colors, … Continue reading

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Fight or Flight

This Gray Catbird has been making an appearance lately, but he certainly hasn’t been relaxed!  Every time I’ve seen him so far he’s been in that “fight or flight” stance, which I’m pretty sure we can blame on the resident … Continue reading

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Trying a New Technique

Today I decided to try a new technique while I was outside taking pictures, basically just experimenting with a different metering mode. I wanted to see if I could get the details of the birds to pop a wee bit … Continue reading

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Be Aggressive, B-E Aggressive

Anyone remember the high school cheer?  Be aggressive, B-E aggressive, B-E A-G-G-R-E-S-S-I-V-E …Well, I think my backyard birds were heeding the chant yesterday afternoon! It all started off innocently enough.  A Robin landed on the deck rail just moments after … Continue reading

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