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Side by side

“True friendship is sitting together in silence and feeling like it was the best conversation you’ve ever had.”  ~Unknown

Birding Summary: May 17 - May 23

This week has been kind of cold and miserable where I am and, sure, the weather should probably not deter me from going outside, but I’m a weenie and I hate being cold. 1,398 more words


House Finch Egg

When spring arrives, I find myself feverishly looking for nests to photograph, either with eggs or newly hatched birds.  So far this year, I’ve come up empty handed, but I did find this house finch egg while tearing down the rest of the… 29 more words


Nearby Nature - May 2015

I attribute my higher than usual dosage of vitamin N* this month to three things:

  1. I added Mr. GeoK as a FitBit friend and the step competition between us this first month has been pretty fierce!
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Out And About In Calgary


Although I’ve been extremely busy the past week I had one opportunity to capture some pictures of the new generation of birds which are frequenting my feeders now. 174 more words


Happiness With A House Finch

“The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it.” ~ Richard Bach

This is my first encounter with House Finches…

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House Finch

A male House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus), perched on a branch of the lilac tree. I know how surreal these look, but I promise I don’t have a green screen on property!