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Attracting Fruit-eating Birds

There are many birds, such as waxwings, that have a frugivorous (strictly fruit-eating) diet.  The only time they usually expand their diet to include insects is during the breeding season, when growing hatchlings require high amounts of protein for proper development.  222 more words

Wet and Wild at Canadian Hill Farm

We had several storms move through yesterday. After the storms moved through I enjoyed watching the birds. The Baltimore Orioles seemed to have problems staying dry ad did the female Rose-breasted Grosbeaks.


The guys enjoying ‘Happy Hour’ …


Hoop dreams

The rain we needed finally came today, at least partially.  I’m guessing we could have used a longer, steadier rainfall to really soak the earth, but it’s the best we’ve had in awhile.  137 more words


Looking ahead

Pictures: Some old shots for today. I have not taken many pictures over the last 3 weeks, so it is time for some old shots. A fellow blogger, … 339 more words


Rose-breasted Grosbeak and Hummingbird

This week, the Rose-breasted Grosbeak, a bird I had never seen before, made its appearance in our backyard. It was late in the evening, sunlight was fading, and this beautiful bird landed on the bird feeder then sauntered about, asking to be photographed. 18 more words


Rose-breasted Grosbeak #26

A Male Rose-breasted Grosbeak that I found down in Rhinebeck, New York.