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A Backyard Bird Intermission

For the past several posts I’ve been sharing recaps from our recent trip to the Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge. Well, I still have some photos I want to share, but I thought we’d take a bit of a backyard bird … Continue reading

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If You Fill Them They Will Come

Whenever I fill the backyard feeders, it doesn’t take long for the birds to arrive and start greedily indulging in the food offering. There are the peanut poppers… …the mealworm munchers… …and those who believe that Bark Butter is the … Continue reading

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Helping “Hands”

I’ve heard it said that everyone could use a helping hand…but helping hounds? I’m thinking not so much! These two “helpers’ are having to learn that as much as Mommy loves her labs, she also wants time with her lens.  … Continue reading

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Everybody Loves A Nut

As soon as I wrote “Everybody loves a nut” for the title of this post, my mind automatically continued with, “and the whole world loves a weirdo!” Now, I had no idea who sang this silly little song, but clearly … Continue reading

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Foliage of Fall

Sometimes the fall foliage provides a lovely backdrop for bird pictures. Like these golden-green leaves blurring behind a chirpy Carolina Wren… …or the faded dusty-rose dogwood petals behind this Carolina Chickadee. My favorite background is this amber autumn oak-leaf glow … Continue reading

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My Favorite Fall Fidgeter

Yesterday was a perfect picture taking day – cold, slightly overcast, with the leaves still sporting a bit of autumn splash. And much to my delight, my favorite fall fidgeter showed up – the Ruby-crowned Kinglet. Like many of my … Continue reading

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More Like His Mama

The Rose-breasted Grosbeak is one of my favorite migrators.  I typically only see them for a few days  each spring and fall, so I  was thrilled when this young male stopped by for a visit. He perched high in the … Continue reading

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