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A Winter Wanderer

I know they say that “Not all who wander are lost” – but I think this Yellow-throated Warbler who dropped in this afternoon might have been. These striking little birds are usually only seen in this area during the summer … Continue reading

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Slightly Sleety

I was hoping for a snowy morning today, but instead got slightly sleety! The weather seemed to make the birds rather antsy (they are spoiled to our mild southern winters!) and they wasted no time showing up to gobble food … Continue reading

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Curious and Glorious

Many of my backyard birds (like the Red-bellied Woodpecker and Blue Jay below) are curious creatures that show up ready to explore the area in search of peanuts… …but the Pine Warblers this time of year are positively glorious, mini-masterpieces … Continue reading

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Accents of Autumn

I admire those folks who just seem to have a knack for interior decorating…the kind who are able to transform their homes to somehow coordinate with the colors of the season. While I lay no claim to such creative talent, … Continue reading

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The Flavor of February: Winter Warblers

The winter season tends to hold a lot of backyard bird activity, so I thought over the course of this month, I’d spotlight some of the birds that have been showing up…sort of give you “The Flavor of February.” How … Continue reading

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A Welcome Weekend Warbler

A Hooded Warbler, who is not a common visitor to my backyard, showed up over the weekend. While this fellow was a delight to look at, he was difficult to photograph!  Flighty and flitty, he stayed at the edge of … Continue reading

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Sunset Sip

This vibrant Pine Warbler showed up for a sip of water in the early evening hours. The setting sun highlighted his feathers, lending them an even gleamier golden glow than usual. Having this guy around always brightens my day. 🙂

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