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Last Waxwings of Winter

I was walking through my kitchen the other day and happened to glance out the window just in time to see several birds swoop in and land in the backyard branches.  Sure enough, a handful of Cedar Waxwings had descended … Continue reading

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“____________ and Robin”

When asked which word would best fill in the blank in the title, most would immediately answer “Batman”; and although I am a fan of any good superhero flick, my answer these days would have to be “Waxwings.”  You see, … Continue reading

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No Doubt It’s The Drought

We are in the midst of a fairly major drought here in the Atlanta area, and with the lack of rainfall, the birds have been flooding to my backyard for the fresh water.  There have even been a couple birds that … Continue reading

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A Walk Among The Waxwings

I was walking with my daughter this morning when a rustling in some nearby branches caught my attention.  The cause of the rustling (much to my delight) was a mob of Cedar Waxwings seeking berries for their breakfast. They didn’t … Continue reading

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Mystery Of The Weird Waxwings

My Waxwings were acting weird today. They had stationed themselves on branches throughout the yard; most of them perched alone rather than in their usual clusters.  As I watched them, they kept quickly turning their heads, first one way and … Continue reading

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The Wisdom Of The Warbler

The water dishes were frozen solid this morning, all except the heated one on the deck railing.  Normally, the birds would simply flock to the fountain, but alas, it is experiencing technical difficulties and is out of commission until my household hero … Continue reading

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Waxwings, Wonder, and E.B. White

It all began with Charlotte’s Web. Oh, I’m sure there were other books I enjoyed before then, but when Fern cried out, “If I had been very small at birth, would you have killed me?” I had found my first … Continue reading

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