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Red, White and Bl…ack (An Almost Patriotic Post)

As we celebrate Independence Day here in the U.S., many folks will be sporting their red, white and blue attire.  I wish I had a bird that boasted all three of those colors, but the best I could do was … Continue reading

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Faithful When I Am Not

Toddler training is not for the faint of heart! As many of you know, I have a youngster in the house these days who is occupying a lot of my time. Tucker is close to six months old and can … Continue reading

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Black with a Splash of Red

Photography time has been limited lately, with the addition of a playful pup to the mix. Still, I try to head out when I can and see who shows up and is willing to pose for a picture. This Red-winged … Continue reading

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Losing Feathers and Losing Teeth

It’s that time of year where several of my backyard birds have started to molt, losing some of their old worn out feathers and replacing them with fresh new ones. Some do it gradually, and end up looking a bit … Continue reading

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The Bounty of the Backyard

The juvenile Woodpeckers have definitely been enjoying the bounty of the backyard. Like this young male Red-bellied who stopped in for a bite of Bark Butter. He was happily munching until this grumpy Grackle showed up… …at which point the … Continue reading

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It’s Training Tucker Time

It’s time for Tucker to begin his training. If you happened to see my last post, you know that Tucker is a handsome four month old lab mix we adopted last weekend.  We initially thought we were going to adopt … Continue reading

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

As I mentioned in my previous post, my backyard is swarming with young Woodpeckers, but they’re not the only juvies showing up at this joint. This young Robin has recently started venturing out on his own. His curious expressions are … Continue reading

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