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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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Always in Plentiful Supply

Although the White-throated Sparrow (featured in the previous post) is only here for a limited time, the Chipping Sparrow is always in plentiful supply. These sweet little birds are here year round, in abundance.  You might even say they are a … Continue reading

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Fluffy Flirtatiousness

This cute little Titmouse was very attentive to a second Titmouse that was perched the next tree over. He seemed to be doing his best to impress her – first trying the fluffy feather approach… …and then striking an oh … Continue reading

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Middle School Mentality

When I was in middle school (or junior high, as it was called back then) our cafeteria used to sell packets that contained two large chocolate chip cookies – a favorite of most everyone in the lunchroom.  Without fail, as soon … 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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