Category Archives: birds

Twilight Walk

My husband and I have been trying to walk every night around 8.  It’s about the only time we can physically stand it.  Daytime temps here have been in the mid to upper 90s with triple digit heat indexes.  Yes, … Continue reading

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Hello…. It’s Been Awhile

It’s been over a month since I’ve posted here though it seems much longer.  I decided to put on some Ed Sheeran to see if I can rid myself of this blog paralysis, or whatever it is keeping me from … Continue reading

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On Storms, Perching and Preening

We had quite a storm here Sunday night, called a Derecho, a term I was not familiar with.  Have you ever heard of a derecho?  Apparently this storm caused triple the number of customers to lose power than during the … Continue reading

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Little Bluebirds

Our mystery baby birds ended up as Eastern Bluebirds and I couldn’t be happier.  Since they were orphaned eight days ago, I have not seen one single bluebird in the area.  I’ve seen four cardinals hanging around every single day, … Continue reading

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Raising Baby Birds- Day 3

Not much change today in the baby birds other than they seem to be more mobile.  They never seem to be particularly hungry at the first two feedings, but then start eating better.  I’m curious as to what kind of … Continue reading

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And Then There Were Three

After the last big storm we had a couple of weeks ago, we noticed the maple tree, that sits behind a swing set and shades the front of our screened in porch, was leaning badly.  Hubby looked a little closer … Continue reading

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Nature’s Janitors

This morning, the hub had an early morning physical therapy appointment for some hip and back pain he’s been having.  He backed his truck out of the garage into the driveway and was surprised to see a dead opossum laying … Continue reading

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The Peacock Strut

Isn’t this guy just gorgeous?  I love his beautiful strut. If I was a peahen, well, I’d sure pick him! Watching this reminded me of a time a few years ago when my sisters and I visited the Fort Wayne … Continue reading

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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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