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Looking Ahead to 2017

Cactus Wrens (Arizona State Bird)

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Gilded Flicker

Queen Butterfly

Northern Mockingbird (pondering what lies ahead)

Wishing all of us peace, love, and understanding…as well as health and prosperity in 2017!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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The Festivities Begin...

Curve-billed Thrasher (being a Grinch)

Verdin

Say’s Phoebe

Everywhere I go, the birds seem to be really getting into the holiday spirit this year…that’s a good thing. 61 more words

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Wintering

It’s cold here in Phoenix right now…really. See?

The birds in our yard are happy to have some food.

Anna’s Hummingbirds, males

I was just telling a birder friend last weekend that I had a sweet… 324 more words

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Caw! Is Florida is for the birds?

A murder of crows takes on a new meaning

What the Flock?

Some of the charming aspects of living in the beautiful tropics – the exquisite, lush jungle-like vegetation, the proliferation of palm trees, white sandy beaches, turquoise waters… and, then the whole aspect of the birds.  183 more words

Sharpshooter

Verdin

Not me, my new lens. I’ve been trying to determine if it is, in fact, sharper than my previous super telephoto lens. It’s definitely sharp in good light but I guess I can’t expect miracles in low light. 151 more words

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Back in Circulation

Red-eared Terrapin

Abert’s Towhee

Curve-billed Thrasher

Northern Mockingbird

Domestic Goose

American Wigeon

Eurasian Collared-Dove

Anna’s Hummingbird, male

Back in February, 2015, I got a new lens for birding, the Sigma 150-500mm. 379 more words

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This Winter, I'll Be Waiting

This winter, I’ll be waiting:
For the mockingbird medley,
For the July Christmas lights
at the McNeal’s,
For the tiny jars of beach plum
jam to go on sale, 2 for $5.00, 7 more words

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