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Backyard Babies

Spring is the season for backyard babies, and the Downy Woodpeckers were the first to bring their little one to the feeders. Dad had the early feeding duty… …and later Mom took a turn. The chickadees were the next to … Continue reading

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A Regal Red-head

My Red-headed Woodpecker has returned! He is always a bit timid whenever he makes his first appearance of the season, hanging out on the trees at the edge of the yard so he can assess the scene. Eventually, he makes … Continue reading

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Corona Cuisine

In these days where Corona is creating chaos and disrupting our typical routines, dining out has been temporarily relegated to drive-through services or curb side delivery. This grab-and-go mentality is nothing new to my backyard birds. Many of them have … Continue reading

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The Drizzly Dozen

Grey skies and slushy drizzle made for less than ideal lighting for picture taking this afternoon, but, the birds were showing up so I figured I might as well show up too! Here’s the drizzly dozen that kept me company. … Continue reading

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Beatin’ the Heat

Although fall has officially arrived, the weather is still on the warm side, which makes fresh water a lure for the birds. This White-breasted Nuthatch dropped in for a drink the other day. I’ve tried telling him he doesn’t need … Continue reading

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A Juvie Jungle Gym

McDonald’s has a play area for the little ones. And Chick-fil-A has a play area for the little ones. And apparently so does my backyard bird buffet! One of the Mama White-breasted Nuthatches (I’m saying Mama, but it could be … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Jay

Happy Mother’s Jay! Okay…so…I could make up a story about how Blue Jays are my Mom’s favorite birds, but they’re not…nor do I think this particular Blue Jay is a mother…honestly, this picture has nothing to do with Mother’s Day, … Continue reading

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A Symphony of Sunflowers

Today was the perfect day to ignore the to-do list and take pictures of the Sunflowers in my front yard before the Goldfinches get to them! I love, love, love these bright beautiful flowers!

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Goodbye Yellow Butt Birds

So goodbye yellow butt birds You’ll be leaving town any day now I can’t trap you in my backyard You’re heading out of the south Obviously I had another song by Sir Elton floating around in my brain as I … Continue reading

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