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Raindrops Are Falling On The Reds

What does any (in)sane person do when the temperature drops 30 degrees and a misty drizzle is dripping from the skies?  Why fill the feeders and head out with the camera, of course! Now, I should clarify that this wasn’t what … Continue reading

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Trick and Treat

It was quite a trick getting a picture of this Norther Flicker, who was tucked away in a tangle of Dogwood branches; but it was also quite a treat, since he is a rare visitor to my backyard. It’s always … Continue reading

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Another Backyard Baby

Booger‘s not the only baby in the backyard these days. Oh, his cute little self is still hanging around begging and binge eating mealworms. But other youngsters have started visiting the feeders too – like this Red-bellied Woodpecker, who as … Continue reading

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Rainy Days And Mondays

I know what the song says…Rainy days and Mondays always get me down…and today was both rainy and a Monday…but how about we add one letter and make it Downy instead? This pair of Downy Woodpeckers stopped by this afternoon … Continue reading

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Dining Alone

This Red-bellied Woodpecker showed up yesterday and left little room for doubt that he would be dining alone. The recipient of his “Don’t mess with me!” attitude was this Gray Catbird, who was already on the branch when the Woodpecker arrived.  … Continue reading

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