Category Archives: birding

eBird – I guess there’s an app for everthing!

Reading a post today on an international birding group site to which I subscribe, I was introduced to eBird.  It’s an online checklist documenting birds internationally.  There is even a smart phone app for entering data!  Clever! Anyone can register … Continue reading

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Greetings from Las Vegas!

I’m visiting with a friend who lives in Las Vegas for a few days.  But I’m not too busy to think about you!  😉    May is Garden for Wildlife Month and when I get back home mid-week, I’ll be busy … Continue reading

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Hummingbird Soup and Hummingbird Cupcakes

It happened this evening.  I had returned from monitoring my Eastern Bluebird route and was relaxing on the deck.  I was pleased to see the Cat Bird and Downy Woodpecker come to feed on the suet cake I hung from a low-hanging … Continue reading

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An Indigo Bunting Dropped In

It was supper time.  I was putting the finishing touches on a macaroni and cheese casserole and was ready to place it in the oven when the doorbell rang.  It was the neighbor.  She was holding three birds in her … Continue reading

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Junior foods for chickadee nestlings?

According to my Black-capped Chickadee lifecycle chart, tomorrow is the day my little chickadees may be fledging!  Well, I can’t believe they are ready to fly out of the nest box.  But, I am making plans to keep my binoculars trained on … Continue reading

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More baby pictures.

Neither Lucy nor Ricky were anywhere to be found when I peeked in to their apartment and snapped more photos of the children.  It was a lovely, warm, breezy day and they were both out feeding themselves and finding food for … Continue reading

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Black-capped Chickadees and Eastern Bluebirds … now how about something a little bigger?

Click the link for a view from a nestcam placed by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in a Great Blue Heron nest in Sapsucker Woods, Ithaca, New York. Three eggs have hatched.  The remaining two are ready.  Watch during daylight hours in … Continue reading

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