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Four for Spring

Nesting is in Full Swing

There’s a lot of nesting going on already.  We count at least 4 active nests in our yard, including Carolina Chickadee, Brown Thrasher, Brown-headed Nuthatch, Carolina Wren and perhaps a Song Sparrow.  376 more words

Bird Nesting

Hummingbird in flight!

This picture was taken last year, at the end of August. I was staking out an area where I knew that hummingbirds often visited and I was rewarded with this picture. 11 more words


Backyard Feathers: The Best of 2016 Birding (Part 1)

“We may pass violets looking for roses. We may pass contentment looking for victory.” ~ Bernard Williams

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Female Ruby-throated hummingbird

It’s been quiet in our backyard since the hummingbirds headed south for the winter, with their flurry of activity being sorely missed.  Here are a few photos taken shortly before they headed out. 21 more words

Ruby-throated Hummingbird #11


A female Ruby-throated Hummingbird that was up to the farm just resting on a branch.