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More Spring Birds are back.

Last week I saw my first Chipping Sparrow at my feeder.

Yesterday the first of the Rose-breasted Grosbeaks returned.

Bird Photography

Roses in the Yard

Seen upon the ground, the dark bird is scarcely attractive with his clumsy beak overbalancing a head that protrudes with stupid-looking awkwardness; but as he rises into the trees his lovely rose-colored breast and under-wing feathers are seen, and before he has had time to repeat his delicious, rich-voiced warble you are already in love with him. 497 more words

Natural History

The Return of the Rose-breasted Grosbeaks

The return of the Rose-breasted Grosbeaks!


Yesterday, my Dad’s 81st birthday, marked the return of the Rose-breasted Grosbeaks to our mountain. They are just incredibly beautiful birds. 117 more words

Random Thoughts

November Photo Challenge-Day 3-Red

Today, November 3, 2015, photo challenge is the color red. Personally, I love to see Red in nature especially on birds and flowers.

But  I also love old red barns. 17 more words

Personal Blog

Next Bird Walk Saturday, Oct. 31/El proximo paseo 31 octubre!

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Please join us for the next Bird Walk at the Wilson Botanical Garden on Saturday, October 31. We will meet at the Reception Office at 7:30 am. 75 more words

Wilson Botanical Garden


Pictures: More of my older stuff, here is a male and female Rose-breasted Grosbeak.

Weather: It has been running a little warm but the weatherman says it will be cooling off soon. 55 more words


Passage of the Rose-breasted Grosbeaks heralds approaching autumn

One of our favorite “yard birds” is the Rose-breasted Grosbeak. Their appearance is striking – large birds with crushing bills and a blood-red streak across a snow-white breast framed by ebony wings.  195 more words