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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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The New Definition of Red

Some birds are so striking that you can’t help but pause and marvel; like this glorious male Cardinal, who should be the new definition of red!  At the very least, he should have a Crayola color named in his honor…perhaps Cardinal Crimson? I … Continue reading

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Coming Back For Seconds

This White-breasted Nuthatch popped in to enjoy some peanuts for breakfast this morning. After freeing a peanut from the feeder (A Brome Squirrel Buster in case you are in the market) he hopped over to a tree limb to munch … Continue reading

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Coincidence? I Think Not!

I was standing on the deck yesterday, snapping picture after picture, when I saw a handsome Downy in a nearby Dogwood.  I thought to myself, “Perhaps he will land on the end of the branch I have attached to the … Continue reading

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Winter Weather Advisory

A winter weather advisory was issued for our area today. The funny thing is, I don’t need the news to let me know when bad weather is headed my direction – I have my backyard birds!  If there is sleet or … Continue reading

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