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Striking A Pensive Pose

This male House Finch perched on the branch and struck a rather pensive pose.  He is a handsome fellow. 🙂

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Three’s A Charm

Yesterday afternoon I had not one, not two, but three Red-headed Woodpeckers hanging out in my backyard.  Can you say “little slice of heaven?” First I saw the big fella, going from one tree trunk to another near the edge … Continue reading

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Royal In Blue

Shade upon shade Hue upon hue This dashing young Jay Looks royal in blue!

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Tiny Tubs

I know “tiny houses” are all the rage these days, but in my yard, “tiny tubs” are a favorite. I enjoyed watching this Tufted Titmouse splash about in his personal sized bathing dish yesterday afternoon. Hmmm…”Tiny Tubs”…I’m thinking this just … Continue reading

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The New Definition of Red

Some birds are so striking that you can’t help but pause and marvel; like this glorious male Cardinal, who should be the new definition of red!  At the very least, he should have a Crayola color named in his honor…perhaps Cardinal Crimson? I … Continue reading

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Rock’em Sock’em Robin

When I was a kid, my brother and I used to have some intense Rock’em Sock’em Robot battles.  Remember the game?  Red Rocker and Blue Bomber two would go toe to toe and throw punches until one landed a head-popping blow prompting … Continue reading

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The Spash and Dash Approach

This morning a Carolina Wren dropped in to say hello. This spritely little fellow hopped about on the deck rail, never sitting still for a second. He pecked at a few sunflower seeds and then flew down to the birdbath that sits … Continue reading

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The Lord of the Branch

This juvenile Blue Jay watched intently as I filled the feeders this morning.  He’s obviously not a brand new fledgling, but you can tell he is still young by the pink around the beak and by his mannerisms. The moment … Continue reading

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American Goldfinch

You can’t help but smile when you see an American Goldfinch – they’re like sunshine with wings. During mating season, the male is brilliant yellow. His wings are black with white streaks, and he sports a splotch of black on … Continue reading

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Meet Corte`s

Meet Corte`s – a young male Downy Woodpecker who arrived the same day the baby bluebirds showed up. At first his folks made him wait at a distance while they came to gather food, away from the frenzy that often … Continue reading

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