Monthly Archives: November 2014

A 9-Point Buck!

  Look who came to visit our yard.  A 9-point buck!  This boy is so beautiful, and he has been coming back to the yard every evening.  He has been eating all the black-oil sunflower seeds out of my bird … Continue reading

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Season of Gray

There is a lot I love about Michigan, but the number of gray days in the winter is not on the list.  I can handle the cold and the snow, but a bright sunny day makes a world of difference.  … Continue reading

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  Recently, I have enjoyed watching the birds feast on all the berries in the woods.  There is one particular patch of what I believe is honeysuckle (and probably an invasive species) where there are tons of Cedar Waxwings, Robins, … Continue reading

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A close-up

  I was out raking leaves last week when I looked up and saw this American Goldfinch sitting on my birdbath no more than a few feet away from me.  It was quite startling that he was so close and … Continue reading

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White-throated Sparrow

I love the White-throated Sparrow.  We see them during migration, and I always look forward to it.  They are not hard to spot, and will often get quite close, allowing good pictures.  My favorite is the more boldly marked white-striped … Continue reading

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