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Raindrops Are Falling On The Reds

What does any (in)sane person do when the temperature drops 30 degrees and a misty drizzle is dripping from the skies?  Why fill the feeders and head out with the camera, of course! Now, I should clarify that this wasn’t what … Continue reading

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Common Bird, Uncommon Beauty

The Northern Cardinal is a common bird where I live, so common that it is easy to forget how beautiful they are.  Just look at this fellow – I sometimes wonder what my reaction would be if I was seeing … Continue reading

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Pretty In Pink

This sweet Cardinal was perched among the Rhododendron blossoms.   I’d say these are definitely “Birds and Blooms”  photos!

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Feathers to the Fountain

As I sit here sorting through some of my pictures, it seems several birds made a stop to wet their feathers in the backyard waterfall over the weekend. This Robin showed up and splashed about… …as did this female Towhee. … Continue reading

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Cover Contest

So, I need a little assistance.  In a couple of weeks I get to start leading a Bible study on the life of the prophet Elijah – you know – the guy that God had the birds feed! Typically, I … Continue reading

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Birds Before Breakfast

There are many mornings my backyard birds arrive and begin looking for breakfast long before I have had a chance to refill the feeders. The more patient ones land and politely look about, like this Cardinal and Titmouse. Others, like this … Continue reading

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The First Shall Be Last

The temperature dipped below freezing last night, leaving a thin layer of ice on several of the water dishes.  This tends to make my birds antsy, despite the fact that there are other water dishes that stay heated. As soon as … Continue reading

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