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The Return Trip

The Return Trip.


Just as in Spring, we get a lot of the migrant birds come over our mountain. In Spring heading north, in Fall heading south. 123 more words

Random Thoughts

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