My Winter Owl

Photos have been sitting in my camera all winter, but I finally downloaded them and managed to get them a bit organized. This barred owl was a regular visitor to my backyard. He had a favorite branch where I’d watch him sit for hours, but one day he perched up on this post. ┬áIf he […]

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The Baby Hawks at At One Month Old

The baby hawks on camera at Cornell University are about to be a month old. I checked in on them yesterday and since there is a live chat going on during the day I read a post that said the oldest was hatched on April 23rd. They have really grown fast, like all baby birds […]

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The Chickadees are Building a Nest

I just noticed yesterday that a chickadee was peering into the birdhouse I’ve had hanging on the slanted post out back. I was so excited to see that maybe she was considering using it to raise a family, so I watched for a while and sure enough she went in. And another chickadee came along […]

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Make the Winter Birds Happy With Homemade Suet

Just about this freezing time of year, I usually begin to make up batches of homemade suet to feed my backyard birds. I bought some beef suet at the local grocery store and stuck it in the freezer for winter feeding and now that it’s January and finally getting quite cold, it’s time to give […]

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Yes! I Have Cardinals!!

In the three years I lived in my rental house just north of where I live now, I saw a red Cardinal bird one time. I had previously lived just down the road and used to feed many cardinals, but for some reason, the rental had none. No matter what I did I couldn’t get […]

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