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Grab and Go (In the January Snow!)

What is happening in the south? In a state known for its fair weather winters, we woke up to eleven degree temperatures and our second snowfall in as many months.  So while the neighborhood kids were rejoicing over closed schools, … Continue reading

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And The Winner Is….

I tend to put out quite a banquet for my backyard birds, but I’m pretty sure if I had them vote for their favorite food the winner would be Bark Butter. This suety-spread (available at Wild Birds Unlimited) attracts a … Continue reading

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“Take Me Out to the Backyard”

As I was standing outside taking pictures in the subfreezing temperatures this morning, my frostbit brain started coming up with its own rendition of “Take Me Out to the Ballpark.”  Feel free to sing along! Take me out to the … Continue reading

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Marvelous Meteorologists

If I want to know the weather forecast, looking at the behavior of my backyard birds is often more accurate than asking Siri! The birds seem to sense when bad weather is coming and show up in a bit of … Continue reading

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Freezing But No Frosting

A week ago the ground was covered with a lovely layer of white, which somehow made the chilly temperatures easier to overlook. This weekend the snow has all but disappeared, leaving only cold weather, gusty winds, and little enticement to … Continue reading

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Plenty of Peanut Poppers

If I asked you which bird was most likely to be featured in a post with the words “peanut poppers” in the title, you would probably say the Blue Jay… …but there are plenty of other birds that have a penchant … Continue reading

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For a Limited Time Only

I’m always a bit skeptical when I hear a commercial urging me to act now because the coveted item they are advertising is only here for a limited time – but the words hold true for the White-throated Sparrow. This … Continue reading

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