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Baby Bird Watch, Days 7 & 8

Day 7 Afternoon

I decided to photograph the empty Mockingbird nest but found it occupied! That made three baby birds, again. I could see two in the Mesquite tree and one in the Italian Stone Pine tree. 59 more words

Animals

perfection isn't

perfection isn’t

raucous stellar jay punctuates the silence

sets ablaze the dead maple with electric blue.

i miss the lauds of mockingbird

humbly clothed in gray and white. 16 more words

Poetry

some poetry and nature focus [13]...

like a woman in a long skirt curtseying to the queen,
the robin dipped into the lush grass, searching …

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I saw a sight that made me smile … 342 more words

Journaling

First of the Season (12)

The air was inundated with mist, almost a gray fog.  There was a very very slight drizzle .  Subsequently, there was a bright diffused light “in the air,” almost as if the gray mockingbird had a halo, or at least an aura… my first mockingbird of the season.  394 more words

Journaling

Where Birds Go By...

Northern Mockingbird

Great-Tailed Grackle, female

House Sparrow, male

Verdin

Great-Tailed Grackle, male

European Starling

House Finch, male

Rosy-Faced Lovebird

Curve-Billed Thrasher

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Sometimes in the open you look up… 171 more words

Flora

Morning in May

Morning in May

by Rosalind Brackenbury

Grass grows in the night
and early the mockingbirds begin
their fleet courtships over puddles,
upon wires, in the new green… 93 more words

Poetry

MOCKINGBIRD ON MY MAILBOX

Sweet subtle

Scents of

Oleander

Drift my way

Honeybees buzz

In patches of

White clover

On a beautiful

Mockingbird

On my mailbox

Kind of day

–Image, Craig Roberts–

Beauty