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Autumn color

Northern cardinal is molting.

All About Birds: The Basics: Feather Molt

For the past month or so, we have had more cardinals visiting the feeders than I remember being normal. 37 more words

Mourning dove.

I shot this bird quite as an accident. I was walking at the back of the garden when as I turned a corner I saw this bird on a metal sculpture. 78 more words


The contemplative dove

This dove was perched peacefully here on the platform feeder for a long time yesterday evening.

Mourning Dove #11

A Mourning Dove from earlier this week on September 22nd in the back yard. They are starting to hang around the bird feeders that I put back up a couple of weeks age. 55 more words


Tanka #5: the Hunted Mourning Dove

the plaintive silence–

the mourning dove’s anguished cry

as the hunter stooped

to pick its prey from the dirt–

for two were dismissed that day… 397 more words

Poetry; Solitude