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The Presence of a Pileated

I knew there was a Pileated Woodpecker in the area, as I’ve been hearing it’s call (which sounds a bit like maniacal laughter) for the last several weeks. Then yesterday, a pair blessed me with their presence in the backyard. … Continue reading

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Awe in the Ordinary

The front yard flowers are bursting into bloom and the butterflies are beginning to make an appearance. This female Swallowtail stopped by the other day and spent a good bit of time sipping sweetness from the aptly named Butterfly Bush. … Continue reading

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Baby Maybe?

Usually, if I were to tell you that a bird of blue has been busy stuffing its beak with as much food as possible, you would rightfully picture this fellow below. But lately, it’s been my pair of Bluebirds who … Continue reading

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Everybody Loves A Nut

As soon as I wrote “Everybody loves a nut” for the title of this post, my mind automatically continued with, “and the whole world loves a weirdo!” Now, I had no idea who sang this silly little song, but clearly … Continue reading

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The Latest Little One

A juvenile Blue Jay has been loudly making his presence known in the backyard! The other day, he followed Mama to the feeders and perched on a nearby branch.  He kept a close eye on her… …while she gathered up … Continue reading

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A Fortunate Mis-forecast

The weekend forecast called for a dusting of snow over the Atlanta area that ended up dropping nine inches in our neck of the woods.  It was a beautiful, perfect-for-packing kind of snow that provided hours of fun and memory … Continue reading

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Like Father, Like Son

My backyard is swarming with young Woodpeckers…like this young male Downy who has taking a liking to the peanut feeder. When he gets older, his red patch with brighten up and move from the top of his head to the … Continue reading

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