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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

As I mentioned in my previous post, my backyard is swarming with young Woodpeckers, but they’re not the only juvies showing up at this joint. This young Robin has recently started venturing out on his own. His curious expressions are … Continue reading

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Grab and Go

Whenever I put out peanuts (which is every day!) I can always count on a number of birds popping in to partake of this treat. Like this White-breasted Nuthatch, who tends to snatch up a nut and then quickly fly off to a … Continue reading

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Who Stole the Cookie from the Cookie Jar?

Do you remember the old childhood chant that begged the question, “Who stole the cookie from the cookie from the cookie jar?” Well, I’m pretty sure I know the answer!

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Fight or Flight

This Gray Catbird has been making an appearance lately, but he certainly hasn’t been relaxed!  Every time I’ve seen him so far he’s been in that “fight or flight” stance, which I’m pretty sure we can blame on the resident … Continue reading

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The Battle of the Birds

This afternoon, I plan to be glued to the television set, watching the battle of the birds, as my hometown Falcons take on the Seattle Seahawks. Well, yesterday afternoon I got a bit of a sneak preview, as a battle … Continue reading

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Handsome House Finch

Though not as flashy as his  Goldfinch cousin, this House Finch is handsome in a sauve, subtle sort of way.

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