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Oh no, more birds!

A Brown Thrasher made an appearance at the feeders yesterday. I am always happy to see new or infrequent visitors. The Black-capped Chickdees are still busy nesting in the camper on our front porch. 107 more words


This Weekend Is Not About Me.

“Birds have wings; they’re free; they can fly where they want when they want. They have the kind of mobility many people envy.” ~ Roger Tory Peterson

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Odds and Ends...

“Romeo and Juliet”

“Once upon a time…blah, blah, blah. Love, anxiety, violence, families, feuds, the whole shebang! Only to end tragically. Now, it’s a whole new story…” 6 more words


Look who's back

This female ruby-throated hummingbird arrived today (Sunday, April 30, 2017) at the feeder. I put the feeder out about two weeks ago in anticipation of the hummingbirds’ return. 87 more words

Backyard Birding

Get ready to welcome spring's returning hummingbirds

All bird enthusiasts have their personal favorites among our feathered friends. Cardinals, bluebirds, robins and chickadees would certainly find a place in any Top 10 lists. 763 more words

Elizabethton Star


I made a mental note last year that the hummingbird arrival date should be about the middle of April. I would peg it to sis-in-law’s birthday and tax day. 240 more words