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An Empty Nest

The last week in July was an exciting time for the young Barn Swallows. I was keeping watch. When I checked on them at lunch time on Tuesday, their parents were having a discussion. 641 more words


Bird Nests on the Porch

I have been wanting to blog for awhile now. I have been struggling with my depression lately and today I feel pretty good, so I better do this now. 698 more words

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Feeding Time

Here’s a Barn Swallow tending it’s young one.  Looks like the fledgling is actually bigger than the parent!  The little one better get to flying.  It’s not long til migration time!


Late summer wildlife at Villa Nova Estate Winery

The folks at ALUS came out in April and dug this pond-wetland and put the excavated material on the nearby slope (to right). In May they planted the slope with trees and shrubs. 367 more words

Birds perish in a brutal spring

Snow, rain, extreme wind and minimal food sources. It’s been a challenging time for many people, but even more so for wildlife.

Mother Nature has been dealing some serious weather this season.

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Feathered Friends

Barn Swallows

Swallows feeding on the wing are a joy to watch. Fast, agile flyers, they zip through the air with speed and grace in a rhythmic, non-stop manner. 176 more words

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Barn Swallows and a Bag of Potato Chips

One weekend while staying at my friend’s house in Upstate New York, I awoke to the cheery sounds of swallows tackling a bag of potato chips. 87 more words