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Averbode

Well I was wrong. In my last post (Rosdel) I suggested that October 4 was going to be the last warm day of the year. 500 more words

Flanders

BIRDS

Birds are an integral part of a garden with their songs and  beautiful colours of many of their feathers. Birds will flock to your garden if you offer them a place  to drink and clean their feathers. 188 more words

Gardening.

GRAHAM'S GALLERY

Here are Graham Lewis’s pics from our Sunday Audubon field trip:
Savannah Sparrow above, Acorn Woodpecker below. Both at Emigrant Lake.

Pear-eating Flicker.


Golden-crowned Sparrow


Bushtit.


Flock of birders.

Birds

Autumn Squabble

Kinglets and warblers
creeping along branches
and a tussle between two
downy woodpeckers;
A crash after the rain

Writing

Through the Window: September 2014

And off they go! Our summer friends head south, northern friends arrive, and some of our year-rounders stick around. (Some of course are the same species but different individuals. 249 more words

Outdoors

POND AFTERNOON

Black Phoebe on an unusually high perch.
One of three Red-breasted Sapsuckers in a group, family?

A late migrating male Western Tanager:

We saw a Hermit Thrush skulking in the brush. 134 more words

Birds

Canker spots on a silver maple

This tree has been trimmed several times when storms and other things made it necessary.  Silver maple is such soft wood anyway, and then an injury and trimming allows diseases to get into the tree.   105 more words

Garden/Yard