Category Archives: Orioles and Blackbirds

Summertime!

It doesn’t matter what the calendar says.  It’s summer!  The last day of school was yesterday! I am so looking forward to taking more regular walks.  I only got out one morning last week and just had time to go … 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

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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

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Walk on the river

Yesterday morning I went out hunting for Bluebirds.  I was so happy to find this male Bluebird and to get a picture of him.  Always a great way to start the day! The kids are home on spring break this … Continue reading

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Spring is here!

Yeah, yeah I know.  There is snow on the ground, it’s still cold, and I actually saw snowflakes today.  But the calendar says spring and I’m going with it!  We actually have had a few brighter, sunnier days and it … Continue reading

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