Monthly Archives: February 2012

National Wild Bird Feeding Month Is Here!

And, it’s also nearly gone! I just learned that February is National Wild Bird Feeding Month!  And none too soon either, since February is nearing an end! I don’t feel too guilty, though.  I have kept my wild birds plied … Continue reading

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A little birdie told me it’s your birthday, Renee!

Happy Birthday, Renee! Even though we’ve never met, a person who thinks the world of you hopes you’ll enjoy the book about backyard birds and the CD with their songs she selected for you.  Who knows what might come next?  … Continue reading

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Ruby-throated Hummingbird GPS

It is the time of year when we hummingbird-starved birders of the Eastern U.S. begin heating up the internet hummingbird community wires.  I was reminded today that it’s time to bookmark a favored site, the Spring 2012 Ruby-throated Hummingbird Migration … Continue reading

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A Gardener’s Guide to Growing Birds

No sooner have the winter holidays passed than signs of spring begin to sprout in the stores and advertisements.  Snow and ice not withstanding, ads are trying to whet my appetite for a new pair of summer sandals.  It was … Continue reading

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If you build it, they will come.

Believe me or not.  There were no birds in sight.  Not terribly unusual.  I hung the Chickadee nest box in a tree that experience has taught me is far away enough from my garden feeding station to maintain an adequate distance … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day, My Little Chickadee!

Before I ever knew what a Black-capped Chickadee was, I bought a darling artisan Chickadee bird house created with a bit of whimsy evocative of Hobbits.  I hung it out in April figuring birds build their nests in spring.  No … Continue reading

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Notice Anything New?

Well, do you?  Notice anything new?  If you do, you know what I’m referring to.  If you don’t, grab a cup of your favorite warm beverage, relax and keep reading. Today dawned windy, cold and clear with bright blue skies and … Continue reading

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