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No Better Bather

Birds and water are such a fun combination! The other day this Brown Thrasher showed up and landed on the edge of the birdbath. He got a couple sips to drink, but he simply couldn’t resist the allure of the … Continue reading

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They’re Back!

Did you hear me squeal yesterday afternoon?  Because I did! I looked out my family room window and saw a bright red head peeking out from the side of the Dogwood.  He flew away when I went out with my … Continue reading

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Be Aggressive, B-E Aggressive

Anyone remember the high school cheer?  Be aggressive, B-E aggressive, B-E A-G-G-R-E-S-S-I-V-E …Well, I think my backyard birds were heeding the chant yesterday afternoon! It all started off innocently enough.  A Robin landed on the deck rail just moments after … Continue reading

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Always in Plentiful Supply

Although the White-throated Sparrow (featured in the previous post) is only here for a limited time, the Chipping Sparrow is always in plentiful supply. These sweet little birds are here year round, in abundance.  You might even say they are a … Continue reading

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My Favorite Shade Of Blue

When I was a kid, I love love loved the Crayola 64 pack of crayons – the one with the built in sharpener on the back!  I can still remember some of the original shades of blue: turquoise, sky blue, … Continue reading

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Panda Bird

My backyard is abounding with Chickadees these days. To be sure, they come for the food, but they have been especially active at the water dishes. With the weather getting just a bit brisker, these little black and white beauties … Continue reading

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Hangry Bird

Did you ever see those Snickers commercials, the ones with the lines – “Eat a Snickers.  You’re just not yourself when you’re hungry!”? Well, that’s what I thought of when this Red-bellied Woodpecker landed on the Bark Butter Branch and … Continue reading

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