Monthly Archives: December 2014

Red-tail Hawk


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I want my Flickers back.

  The last two winters I had a pair of Flickers visiting my garden.  I saw them almost every day.  This year, they have been here a few times, but not very regularly at all.   They are fun birds … Continue reading

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So this just happened…

My husband and I just walked in the door this morning when I noticed something fly across the yard.  I looked out to find that a Cooper’s Hawk had caught his morning meal–a Mourning Dove.     It was quite … Continue reading

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Winter visitors

I’m starting to see some of my winter regulars in my yard, including Dark-eyed Juncos, Northern Flickers, and Carolina Wrens.  The Juncos are only here in the winter; the Flickers and Carolina Wrens are in my area year round, but … Continue reading

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Pine Siskins in my yard

I saw a Pine Siskin for the first time this fall.  And now, I have them in my yard!  It is so much fun to see a new bird at the feeder, especially during the time of year when I’m … Continue reading

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