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Some Near-Freezing Feasting

The temperatures here in Not-So-Hotlanta have been hovering right around freezing, bringing a flurry of birds to the backyard in search of food and water…and one birdbrain to the backyard in hopes of taking their pictures! This morning, a handsome … Continue reading

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First Feathers of Fall

Today was the first chance I’ve had to take my camera outside since the official arrival of fall.  Here is a sample of the backyard birds that showed up. I think it’s gonna be a great season for taking pictures … Continue reading

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It’s Time To Tone My Triceps

I hate to admit it, but I’m at that age and stage where whatever firmness my arm muscles once possessed has vanished without a trace.  But rather than succumb to this flabby fate without a fight, I’ve decided to take … Continue reading

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Trying a New Technique

Today I decided to try a new technique while I was outside taking pictures, basically just experimenting with a different metering mode. I wanted to see if I could get the details of the birds to pop a wee bit … Continue reading

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Manly Yes, But She Likes It Too

The male Red-bellied Woodpecker that hangs about my backyard is addicted to Bark Butter.  He is probably the most frequent feeder on this delicacy. Occasionally (and can’t we all relate!) he gets this peanut butter-like spread stuck on the roof … Continue reading

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Burreakfast

The temperature took a bit of a dip here in the Atlanta area over the weekend, which prompted quite a crowd to show up at the backyard buffet. The most sought after (and sometimes fought after!) burreakfast item was definitely the … Continue reading

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Thank-full

This Blue Jay is clearly thank-full for the plentiful supply of peanuts… …and, this Thanksgiving Day, I am full of thanks for the many blessings in my life – one of which is sharing words and birds on this blog!

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A Fellow the Color of Fall

This perky Carolina Wren, dressed in his fall finest, has been making regular appearances at the backyard feeders these days. Curious, comical, and always having a pep in his step, this tail tipped bird is fun to watch. Now, I … Continue reading

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Water Cooler Conversaton

  This Tufted Titmouse and Carolina Chickadee looked like they were enjoying a quick drink and a snippet of conversation.

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My Favorite Migrator

October is a busy month for birds here in the Atlanta area. Many of them have begun the long flight to their winter homes and stop by for a brief visit en route.  The other day, I looked out in the … Continue reading

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