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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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A Pileated Pop In

This Pileated Woodpecker popped in this morning.  He was on the ground in the backyard, pecking at a rotted tree stump, hoping to find some bugs for breakfast. He (you can tell it’s a male by the Cherry Koolaid mustache) is yet … Continue reading

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Let’s Call Him “Rowdy”

Each spring, I have a tendency to name the first baby bird of the season, and this year is no exception. The baby Mockingbird that has been hanging out in the front yard Cypress is now flitting about from tree … Continue reading

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Sunrise Special

Yesterday turned out to be a parenthetical day of sunshine sandwiched in between two days of torrential thunderstorms.  I went out in the early hours to spread some Bark Butter on several branches, and then filled the three “troughs” with a bottom layer … 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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Fluffy Flirtatiousness

This cute little Titmouse was very attentive to a second Titmouse that was perched the next tree over. He seemed to be doing his best to impress her – first trying the fluffy feather approach… …and then striking an oh … Continue reading

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Feeling Chipper

I was down in the backyard taking a picture of this handsome Robin as he perched on the fountain rocks… …when out  popped this chipper little fellow.  I’m pretty sure we were both a bit startled. After retreating several rocks … Continue reading

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