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At first glance, Grackles might seem to have a rather ghoulish appearance. Their gleaming gold eyes and midnight feathers make them fitting material for one one Poe’s poems! But if you look at them more closely, these birds are actually … Continue reading
Three juvenile Red-bellied Woodpeckers showed up today shortly after I filled the feeders. It seemed that each was getting its first “taste” of independence! The first youngster chose the peanut pole as his personal feeding place. I think this one … Continue reading
Mating season is upon us, and the male Bluebird is doing his darndest to capture the attention and win the affection of his female counterpart. His wooing and pursuing have taken the form of striking impressive poses… …poofing his handsome … Continue reading
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!
The Brown Thrasher always arrives looking like he has been rooting around in the mud…probably because that is exactly what he has been doing! I guess in his mind, the etiquette of washing up for dinner simply doesn’t apply to dirty … Continue reading
Some foods just go better together, wouldn’t you agree? Like burgers and fries. And chips and dip. And peanut butter and jelly. And worms and Bark Batter. Well…I haven’t actually tried that last combination, but I have it on good … Continue reading