Monthly Archives: May 2014

Great Crested Flycatcher

I found a new bird (new to me at least)!  This is a Great Crested Flycatcher:     I knew two things right away:  it was a flycatcher, and it was quite a bit larger than any flycatcher I had … Continue reading

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Two down, two to go

  Yesterday, two of the four baby robins on our porch left the nest.  The other two look ready to go also–probably today.  So sad to see them leave, but it really was fun to watch the nest for the … Continue reading

Posted in American Sparrows, Butterflies, Orioles and Blackbirds, Thrushes, Wood-warblers | 1 Comment

A Public Service Announcement

Last evening, I was reading to my daughter when my neighbor–I have some of the best in the world–came over to ask about a baby bird in her yard.  The baby Downy Woodpecker was clinging to the trunk of a … Continue reading

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Birds, flowers, fish, and mammals

That wonderful few weeks when the spring migrants are back and the leaves are still not open on the trees are coming to an end.  It’s getting much harder for me to photograph the birds who insist on staying high … Continue reading

Posted in American Sparrows, Animals, Chipmunks, Fish, Flowers, Mimids, Orioles and Blackbirds, Thrushes, Wood-warblers | 6 Comments

Baby Robin

  The Robins on the porch are getting bigger by the day.  This little one had his head sticking out of the nest all afternoon.  I cannot look at this without laughing!

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Sunny Sunday

Why yes, it is raining again today.  The good new is that it’s supposed to be nice the rest of the week, and this past Sunday was beautiful.  I snuck out to see what new warblers I could find in … Continue reading

Posted in Cowbirds, Flowers, Thrushes, Wood-warblers | 5 Comments

Back to the Birds

The past week has been filled with activity–but very little of it was bird related.  I had to travel out of town last weekend for a high school regatta.  Just before I left, I saw the first hummingbird of the … Continue reading

Posted in Birds of Prey, Cardinal, Flycatchers, Hummingbirds | 6 Comments