Tag Archives: spring

Hey Diddle Downy

The list of little ones showing up at the backyard feeders continues to grow. This week, several young Downy Woodpeckers have spread their wings and made their way out to dine on their own. This sweet little guy was quite … Continue reading

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Age of Discovery

Just like it is with humans, toddler-hood is an age of discovery for birds. This morning, a young Mockingbird ventured forth without Mom and Dad’s presence (and I think without their permission!) and landed on the Bark Butter Branch. He … Continue reading

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The Boys Are Bright (And Ready To Fight!)

With mating season upon us, the fellas have been sporting their finest feathers, whether it’s radiant red… …or gleaming gold… …or a little bit of both with a background of black. Not only are they dressed to impress, but they … Continue reading

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A Sunny Sunday Soaking

Hubby and I took advantage of the first pretty-weathered weekend we’ve had in quite some time.  We purchased and planted some flowers and refreshed the front yard bird bath.  Now, please know, when I say “we” I’m using the term … Continue reading

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Sandwiched Between Showers

We have had an extremely rainy start to the spring season, with this morning being no exception.  So, when there seemed to be a brief reprieve, I took advantage of the time between the showers to snap a few shots. … Continue reading

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Fun With Friends

We took the pooch back to the Hooch (Georgia slang for the Chattahoochee River) this morning where he had a grand ole time. He was romping and racing – And lunging and chasing – Darting and dashing – And spraying … Continue reading

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The Bachelor or the Bathtub?

The female Cardinals in my backyard aren’t getting a moment’s peace these days. The other day I watched as three brilliant bachelors (in color, not intellect) did their best to impress a lovely lady, while also trying to intimidate each … Continue reading

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