Monthly Archives: September 2014

Sick days

I’ve been battling a wicked cold for two weeks now.  I’ve been trying to get outside whenever I can, but I’ve been so tired it hasn’t happened much.  So before my next nap, I’m popping in to share a few … Continue reading

Posted in Cuckoos, Grosbeaks, Mimids, Sparrows, Tanagers, Vireo | 3 Comments

Every once in a while

Every once in a while, I have a day where the birds just seem to come find me.  Friday was one of those days.  I got out earlier than usual, which may have also contributed to the birds being more … Continue reading

Posted in Chickadees and Titmice, Cuckoos, Finches, Wood-warblers | 2 Comments

A couple new birds

We’ve had a few beautiful, sunny days lately.  I was lucky enough to see two new birds in the last two days.  The first was a Yellow-billed Cuckoo.  I have heard of this bird, but never have seen it before.  … Continue reading

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The chilly days have begun

Seems like fall has arrived.  I don’t mind the cooler weather, but I wish the sun had been out a bit more this week.  It’s so hard to photograph in the woods when it’s not bright and sunny.  I tried … Continue reading

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Fall Migration

I love migration time!  The birds are active, I often see ones I’ve never seen before, and I get to practice my id skills.  Fall migration is a bit more challenging than in the spring–the leaves are still on the … Continue reading

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Just dropping by

I’m putting together a post with a bunch of bird photos from the last week or so.  It’s migration time, and the Warblers are back!  Warbler id’s are not easy for me, so while I try to correctly id the … Continue reading

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September

  I love September.  The kids are all back in school and I have the house to myself for the first time in a long time.  I do love having the kids home, but boy do I enjoy the quiet … Continue reading

Posted in Butterflies, Flowers, Frogs, Insects, Swallows | 4 Comments