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Thank-full

Hope your hearts are as full of gratitude as these beaks are as full of peanuts! Happy Thanksgiving!

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Runway Ready

Male Bluebirds (at least in my humble opinion!) are some of the most beautiful birds in the world. The ones that frequent my backyard feeders have mastered the fine art of perfect picture posing. The females are lovely too – … Continue reading

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Mid-November Monarchs

Maybe they’re the kind that are always the last to leave the party, or perhaps they are perpetual procrastinators, or maybe it’s just that they simply refuse to accept the reality that summer has ended – whatever the reason, this … Continue reading

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Red-bellied Regular

Red-bellied Woodpeckers are regular diners in my backyard. One of the reasons they are frequent feeders is because of the plentiful supply of peanuts that is usually available. When I really want to spoil them, I load up the cavity … Continue reading

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Bird Break

Some days (Okay, most days!) I find I work better if I build in some rewards – like taking “bird breaks” to step outside and snap a few photos. Here are the first five birds that made an appearance during … Continue reading

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A Surprise Passerby

I was recently surprised by a visit from an unexpected passerby… …a female Scarlet Tanager. These birds are not common visitors to my backyard. The males, with their bright red bodies and bold black wings are easy to spot, but … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

The birds must have decided that it was “happy hour” in my backyard yesterday, as several showed up to enjoy a drink. Some were sippers… …some were drippers… …and all of them were lousy tippers! But hey – they enjoyed … Continue reading

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