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A Tremendous Trio

There are three different kinds of woodpeckers that have been hanging about in my backyard this season. The smallest is the Downy Woodpecker.  Though diminutive in size, this is quite a determined little bird.  He is not easily deterred from … Continue reading

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Marvelous Meteorologists

If I want to know the weather forecast, looking at the behavior of my backyard birds is often more accurate than asking Siri! The birds seem to sense when bad weather is coming and show up in a bit of … Continue reading

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A Boisterous Backyard Bather

Shortly after I refreshed the birdbaths this afternoon, a beautiful Brown Thrasher showed up to test the water. At first he was a bit hesitant, no doubt because there was a woman pointing a camera lens at him… …but before … Continue reading

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A Bit of Autumn Blur

Yesterday afternoon I set my to-do list aside for awhile and opted instead to set myself outside for awhile! It was a beautiful autumn afternoon, and while most of my backyard leaves have already succumbed to their crunchy carpet fate, … Continue reading

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Look…Up In The Sky…

Look…up in the sky…it’s a bird…it’s a plane – Well, of course it was a bird, but one I didn’t recognize. As I was standing on the deck the other day, I kept seeing little flashes of lemon in the … Continue reading

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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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Good Things Come…

When I first walked out into the front yard with my camera this afternoon there was very little activity – but the sun was shining and my soul was in need of a little photo-therapy, so I decided to wait … Continue reading

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