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A Sunset Snack

Just before sunset this evening, the lighting outside was especially lovely so I thought I’d throw out a handful of fresh seed and see if any birds showed up. Apparently, several found the idea of a sunset snack rather appealing … Continue reading

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Missing Manners

Manners seem to be missing these days – especially when it comes to my backyard Blue Jays! Oh, they may give the appearance of being the perfect guest, but appearances can definitely be deceiving! I’m pretty sure they never heard … Continue reading

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Feathered Foes

If you were to sit on my back deck for any length of time and observe the birds, it would quickly become evident that there are some who just can’t seem to get along. For example, just about every time … Continue reading

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An After Shower Bath

After one of our (many) recent rain showers, I saw this slightly disheveled Mockingbird perched on the side of the front yard birdbath. Evidently, he had already sampled the water and found it satisfactory because he opted to hop back … Continue reading

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The Flavor of February: An Unexpected Flash Mob

I walked outside to get the mail yesterday afternoon and encountered an unexpected flash mob! A mob of Cedar Waxwings (they’re really called an “ear-full” or a “museum”) was swarming the three front yard Holly bushes, scarfing down the berries. … Continue reading

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The Flavor of February: Backyard Blues

The Eastern Bluebird and the Blue Jay are two year round residents in my backyard, though they show up more often in the winter months to take advantage of the fast free food. Always a fan favorite, the Bluebird (especially … Continue reading

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Once in a Winter

I was going to say every once in awhile, but every once in a winter would be a more accurate description of how often I have a Northern Flicker show up at my feeders. Usually, these wonderful woodpeckers opt for … Continue reading

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Every Party’s Better With Planters

This afternoon, I (translate that to say “hubby”) filled the Dogwood cavity – aka, the peanut pantry – and waited to see who would show up. The first to arrive, and therefore awarded the starring role in this post, was … Continue reading

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A Last Hurrah Hodgepodge

With the temperatures dipping below bone-chilling, I am missing the warmer weather we had on our trip to Florida, as well as the beauty we were blessed to be surrounded with while at the wetlands. So, I thought I’d do … Continue reading

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A Wonderland of White

Here in Hotlanta, the weather has been unusually wintry – way too cold for us warm weather wimps. We even had some snow flurries dancing about in the air yesterday. Now, I am not a fan of below freezing temperatures … Continue reading

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