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Good spring for rose-breasted grosbeaks

I didn’t see my first one until May 17, but since then I’ve seen a good number of rose-breasted grosbeaks — always a welcomed sighting in the spring. 219 more words

Backyard Birding


Friend and East Gloucester resident Dan Allen sent along these wonderful snapshots of recent visits by songbirds in his beautiful garden. Dan’s garden is abundant with wildflowers, food, and welcome shelter for birds, bees and butterflies. 115 more words


More Spring Birds on the Farm

This spring two birds have turned up at my feeders that I have never seen on the farm before. The firs photo is of an Eastern Toehee. 159 more words


Apple Tree Blossoms 2017

May is apple blossom season in Central New York!

I worry like a farmer when the flower buds begin to open. Killing spring frosts are common and they can wreak havoc on new growth. 229 more words

Nature Photography


I received an invite on Facebook from a farm friend. It is the farm where Bella was born. I am always intrigued by photos and went bopping around the site checking out their amazing donkey herd. 411 more words

Animal Friends


(Warren Dunes State Park, Michigan) When the warblers are on the move, we move to this gem of a state park just up the Red Arrow Highway and bird until we drop.   253 more words



The Male Rose-breasted Grosbeak usually gets all of the attention for its stunning coloration. I think the female is attractive in her own right. The blended browns and creamy whites form an incredible pattern to help her hide from predators. 70 more words