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Foliage of Fall

Sometimes the fall foliage provides a lovely backdrop for bird pictures. Like these golden-green leaves blurring behind a chirpy Carolina Wren… …or the faded dusty-rose dogwood petals behind this Carolina Chickadee. My favorite background is this amber autumn oak-leaf glow … Continue reading

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A Lavishly Lathered Limb

It’s always fun to lather up the Bark Butter branch and then wait to see who shows up. Here are a handful that stopped in to enjoy a bountiful fall feast. And speaking of fall feasts…I hope you all have … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Surprise

This morning, hubby filled the cavity in the dogwood with a fistful of peanuts, much to the delight of this nut-loving Nuthatch, who was delighted with the discovery. This fellow, who is of the Red-breasted variety, made trip after trip, … Continue reading

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Dressed to Impress

This gorgeous male Pine Warbler paid a visit the other day. He was sporting his finest fall feathers and looked as if he were definitely dressed to impress. He kept hopping from branch to branch, striking a pose, and then … Continue reading

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More Like His Mama

The Rose-breasted Grosbeak is one of my favorite migrators.  I typically only see them for a few days  each spring and fall, so I  was thrilled when this young male stopped by for a visit. He perched high in the … Continue reading

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Drab or Dashing?

The Grey Catbird is an occasional visitor to my backyard. Like his Mockingbird cousin, he is a mimic with a hearty collection of calls, the most common being the mew-like sound of a cat from whence he gets his name. … Continue reading

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The Fine Art of Peanut Packing

One of the young Jays that frequents the backyard feeders has been learning the fine art of peanut packing! He used to show up, quickly grab a single peanut, and then fly off to eat it elsewhere, but now he … Continue reading

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