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Return of the Handsome Red-Head

My handsome Red-headed Woodpecker has returned. He first showed up four years ago, and I have to say, it was love at first sighting! Now, every time April rolls around, I start watching and waiting and hoping that he will … Continue reading

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Return of the Red-bellied

Now that the Flicker who had been frequenting the feeders in the winter months has disappeared, the Red-bellied Woodpeckers have once again become regular backyard visitors. This fellow dropped in the other day to partake of some peanuts. He perched … Continue reading

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Wooing and Pursuing

Mating season is upon us, and the male Bluebird is doing his darndest to capture the attention and win the affection of his female counterpart. His wooing and pursuing have taken the form of striking impressive poses… …poofing his handsome … Continue reading

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Feathered Foes

If you were to sit on my back deck for any length of time and observe the birds, it would quickly become evident that there are some who just can’t seem to get along. For example, just about every time … Continue reading

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The Flavor of February: An Unexpected Flash Mob

I walked outside to get the mail yesterday afternoon and encountered an unexpected flash mob! A mob of Cedar Waxwings (they’re really called an “ear-full” or a “museum”) was swarming the three front yard Holly bushes, scarfing down the berries. … Continue reading

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The Flavor of February: Backyard Blues

The Eastern Bluebird and the Blue Jay are two year round residents in my backyard, though they show up more often in the winter months to take advantage of the fast free food. Always a fan favorite, the Bluebird (especially … Continue reading

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The Flavor of February: Thrashers and Thrush

Today’s featured guests for our “Flavor of February” series are the Brown Thrasher and the Hermit Thrush, two birds with tones of brown that make Crayola jealous! Let’s take them in reverse order of the title and begin with the … Continue reading

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