Category Archives: Squirrels

A New Record!

We have a new champion! This young squirrel has finally mastered the leap from the tree to the bird feeder. It’s a new backyard record! Time to cut the branch again and give him a new challenge.   Advertisements

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He just makes me laugh.

  Happy New Year everyone!

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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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A fabulous 4th of July weekend.

Nothing like a three day weekend!  We’re getting a thunderstorm right now, but the long weekend was fabulous.  I spent most of the day Friday taking pictures and I have lots to share.     These little Warbling Vireos are … Continue reading

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Crazy week!

What a crazy week it has been.  All the migrating warblers are coming through, and all I want to do is go outside and find new-to-me birds.  As luck has it, this was also a busy week with kids’ activities … Continue reading

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Last weekend, an American Robin spent a busy couple of days building a nest on our front porch.  It’s up high, by the porch light, on top of a pine cone wreath I have hanging out there.  Our front porch … Continue reading

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A Day Outside

  On these beautiful spring days like we had yesterday, all I want to do it be outside.  I had some mom-related work to do yesterday, but every chance I got I grabbed my camera and headed out.  The first … Continue reading

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