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Birds of Fall

Gold and copper Rust and brown Right-side-up and Up-side-down Black and white Big and small My backyard’s filled with the birds of fall! Advertisements

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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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Before The Summer Fully Fades

Before the summer is officially over, and while there are still some beautiful butterflies hovering about, I thought I would take a few more pictures while I had the chance. I know that autumn boasts a marvelous beauty all its … Continue reading

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Hello Handsome

This handsome male Pine Warbler dropped in today. It looks as if he is finished with his summer molting and beginning to show off his autumn glory. He grabbed a quick bite of Bark Butter and then disappeared into the … Continue reading

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Drab or Dashing?

The Grey Catbird is an occasional visitor to my backyard. Like his Mockingbird cousin, he is a mimic with a hearty collection of calls, the most common being the mew-like sound of a cat from whence he gets his name. … Continue reading

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A Welcome Weekend Warbler

A Hooded Warbler, who is not a common visitor to my backyard, showed up over the weekend. While this fellow was a delight to look at, he was difficult to photograph!  Flighty and flitty, he stayed at the edge of … Continue reading

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A Butterfly of Subtle Beauty

Unlike the Tiger Swallowtail… …or the Gulf Fritillary… …both of which are bold and striking… …the Long-tailed Skipper is a butterfly of subtle beauty. Doesn’t he look lovely against the pastel petals of this gladiola?

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