Tag Archives: spring

Puddling Like Prell

While on our “Mutts to the Mountains” get-away, we were delighted to see an abundance of beautiful butterflies fluttering about. Instead of hovering over flowers (which aren’t fully blooming yet) many of them were “puddling” – which is when they … Continue reading

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A Sunset Snack

Just before sunset this evening, the lighting outside was especially lovely so I thought I’d throw out a handful of fresh seed and see if any birds showed up. Apparently, several found the idea of a sunset snack rather appealing … Continue reading

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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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