Category Archives: birds

Grit for Avian Species…. To Feed or Not to Feed?

When I was growing up, we had a blue parakeet named Dickie Bird.  He dearly loved my father and when my mother would let Dickie Bird out of his cage at night, he would immediately fly to the den because … Continue reading

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Charlie the Crow

This afternoon, I heard the cawing of a crow from my backyard, and it brought back vivid memories of a certain very popular black crow that was a part of my childhood. He was known as “Charlie” and he periodically … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge” Split-Second Story

This week’s photo challenge: Split-Second Story     Gail ♥

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Sad

This afternoon, I went outside to finally plant some petunias in my concrete planters out in the front of my house.  Yes, I’m late this year.   When I approached the planter close to my driveway, I spotted something brown lying … Continue reading

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The Feathered Fiddler on the Roof

In my mother’s later years she enjoyed birdhouses.  This trend all started when my husband and I bought her a bird house one year for Mother’s Day.  This bird house was designed to look like a miniature log cabin, complete with … Continue reading

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