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Party Crasher

One of the things I miss as an apartment dweller (one of the many, many things) is my bird feeder.  So whenever I’m out visiting the folks, I take the time to enjoy a little of their feeder activity. The … Continue reading

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American Goldfinch, Cedar Waxwing

I stumbled across this Goldfinch nest alongside a well-used recreational trail after flushing the brooding hen while out hiking a few weeks ago. The three chicks (the fourth egg was undersized and did not hatch) were about twelve days old … Continue reading

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Spring Birding

Crows and Jays from a blindingly sunny afternoon on the 11th. The first Red-winged Blackbirds showed up on this date (the exact date they arrived last year, too) but disappeared by noon and weren’t seen again until the following Monday. … Continue reading

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Neibauer Marsh

A small flock of Tundra Swans returned to Neibauer for a brief fall visit. A pair of Mourning Doves also showed up at the feeders, resting long enough for a few detailed sketches.

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