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Pretty in Pink

Our backyard Dogwoods are blossoming, and while they sure do look lovely in their creamy white… …there’s no denying they are pretty in pink! I think it’s safe to say that spring has officially sprung!

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Unforgotten Feathered Friends

As of late, a lot of my photos have been of this furry fellow, who once again enjoyed a romp in the lake today… …but I haven’t forgotten my feathered friends.  Here’s a five-bird-bouquet of early spring visitors. And here’s … Continue reading

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Doing His Best to Look Dashing

The male Bluebird that hangs about my backyard is doing his best to look dashing these days.  He is rather comical as he strikes pose… …after pose… …after pose… trying to capture the attention of this lovely lady. Whenever she … Continue reading

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Macho Man

I hate to say it, but when I saw this male Red-winged Blackbird putting on a display of his dominance my mind started singing that horrible song from the seventies… Macho, macho man…drat those Village People!

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Seeing Their First Sunrise

These daffodils that blossomed yesterday got to see their first sunrise this morning. A happy way to start the day! 🙂

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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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