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A Back-up Plan

My original plan for today had been to head back to Red Top Mountain so Tucker could romp in the lake, but my back decided to go into a bit of a spasm so I opted for a back-up plan … 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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The Colourful Feathers of Fall

Over the weekend, I ventured down into the backyard to see what kind of activity was happening on the land level.  The birds that showed up all seemed to be feathered in the colours of fall. Now, before going on, … Continue reading

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An Un-Scarlet Tanager

While I was cooking dinner last night (lemon garlic pork loin, baked potatoes, sugar kiss melon, and potato rolls – in case you were curious) I glanced out the kitchen window and saw a boisterous family of Bluebirds at one … Continue reading

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First Signs of Fall

In my backyard, one of the first signs of fall is the return of the Pine Warblers to the feeders. The color tones of these birds (especially the males) is a perfect match for the golden leaves of autumn. It’s … Continue reading

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An Irma Evacuee?

As I was refilling the feeders this afternoon, some movement in the tree-tops caught my attention.  It was a bird that I had never seen before in my backyard. Up in the canopy of leaves, he was darn near impossible … Continue reading

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A Collection of Colors

Splotches of orange Patches of red Unruly feathers on this fellow’s head. Speckles of grey Dashes of brown Black bandit mask with a red flaming crown And last but not least there’s a back checked with blues Collection of colors, … Continue reading

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