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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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Dad’s on Duty: A Mother’s Day Post

Mother’s Day – a day where Dad’s everywhere take on the tasks that are typically handled by Mom, including feeding the little ones. And so, it only seemed fitting that my first baby bird of the season (at least the … Continue reading

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Doing His Best to Look Dashing

The male Bluebird that hangs about my backyard is doing his best to look dashing these days.  He is rather comical as he strikes pose… …after pose… …after pose… trying to capture the attention of this lovely lady. Whenever she … Continue reading

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The First to Be Photographed

My new camera arrived (a Canon SX530 HS to replace my much-loved and well-worn SX50 HS) so I simply had to try it out.  I only had a few minutes, but this beautiful male Bluebird popped in and posed, so … 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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Singing for His Supper

This handsome male Bluebird dropped in for a bite to eat this afternoon. Then he found a sunny spot to perch and proceeded to serenade me. I guess he figured he owed me a song for his supper!

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The Blues Are Back

The Bluebirds are back and have been making frequent visits to my backyard. This fellow stopped by the other day to check out the food offerings. As usual, he sifted through the seed until he found what he was after…yummy mealworms!  I … Continue reading

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