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I put some cornbread out for the birds this morning and they certainly loved that; it is almost all gone

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11/25/14 9:07 A

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The little guys have been eating like crazy. Last week I saw a HUGE flock of robins that I guess are on their way further south. I love watching them forage in the yard and eat at the feeder.

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the frost took most of the blooms, now the birds are feasting on the flower heads I left for them. song sparrows black cap chickadees, titmouse, Carolina Wrens, Cardinals are enjoying the bird seed

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blue birds in the yard again today along with goldfinches getting their winter coats, juncos, black cap chickadees, Carolina wrens, both female and male cardinals, homing pigeons from the coop down the street. lots of turkey vulchers in the sky overhead and storks fly over.

my favorite are the honkers flying in their v shape back and forth to the lakes from the river.
it was to cold to be outside. I wish we could have gone to Florida in the RV for the winter

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I saw 2 pretty bluebirds this morning as I was leaving the house, they are one of my favorites.

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11/6/14 3:24 P

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Looks like the juncos have make it to my neighborhood, I know the weather is going to start getting cold when I see them arrive for the winter.

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10/24/14 4:15 P

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the Carolina Wrens are sitting on the top of the glider looking in the window; no not really they are looking for insects and I have a flock that winters here in Lee Hall.

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10/23/14 1:27 P

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lots of song sparrows and juncos. when we were at Myrtle Beach the sand pipers were everywhere and the RV park had mute swans and pelicans at the piers

I want to live there

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9/27/14 3:16 P

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oh onespot sand pipers are so cute! We have lots of birds traveling through now!I have my Cardinals still..I think they had more babies this year as I have some that look like immature birds.

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Carolina Wren which is a rare treat for us.

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great vacation at the beach and saw lots of shore birds little sand pipers were my favorite they are so curious and will run right up to you as they poke about in the sand

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I saw several wrens jumping about near the back patio and a huge red tail hawk in the front yard waiting to pounce on anything that came out of the bushes

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8/8/14 9:29 A

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I heard a white breasted nuthatch this morning as I was getting in the car.

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a small flock of pine warblers have been visiting around the yard this week they are so lovely

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the humming bird hovered at the butterfly bush, then she looked at the lilies, and stopped over the zinnia but finally settled on the saliva....almost like she was at a buffet

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7/27/14 9:47 A

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we saw a beautiful goldfinch in the garden yesterday; they are like a flash of sunshine

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we saw what looked like an immature eagle

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7/24/14 10:26 A

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I love listening to the melodious song of the wood thrush. I have a whole colony it seems, the woods are full of music.

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up with the birds listening to them chirping last ; morning in the woods looking for deer ; saw two yesterday

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doing the R%R in the local camp grounds and saw a huge falcon fly thru the woods.

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I was at my aunt's place at the Saturday and was sucking corn near the woods around lunchtime and could hear a Barred Owl calling. My kids were playing on the swing set and I called them over to come listen. I was surprised to hear one in the middle of the day.

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I was out there dead heading and hear the tap tap tap and sure enough it was a downy woodpecker in my smoke tree! no camera handy

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A family of blue birds have taken up residence in one of the bird houses my husband put up I am always watching them from the patio about 30 yards away



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I had a house wren nest with 4 babies in a house plant that was on the back patio and when I went out yesterday the nest was ripped to pieces the babies were gone. my husband thinks it was a snake. I suspected a raccoon or possum?

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5/2/14 9:11 P

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I only have feeders in the front at the moment. I get a lot of birds out there at chicken feeding time too. LOL


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my husband got a really nice feeder for me as a Christmas gift and I have put that one out and put the old one in the back yard

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I removed several of the extra feeder I put out in the winter. We are having to put food out a lot more often .Now we can sit on the chairs out there though :)


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I have to put food out today after three days of rain they will be really hungry

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I think it is awesome. I am so easy I get excited over any bird nesting where I can here and watch the babies. My favorite ever was the swallows at our last house. The same two birds came every year. I loved it so much.


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I am really excited to have wood thrush nesting in the back yard

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That sounds wonderful :)


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I sat on the glider watching the various birds zoom in and out of the seed patch but the cardinal at the top of the blooming fruit tree floated on a cloud of white flowers was breath taking wish I had the camera.

The hummer was checking out the new feeder my husband got me and all was right with my quarter acre

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I saw two thrush under the gardenia bush and it looked like they were setting up house or nest


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birds nesting, yes.

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we're going backwards! its' trying to turn back to winter, huge cold snap. I checked out the site it's great, thanks

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This is a cool link on when to expect some of your areas migrating feathered friends :) emoticon



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saw a variety of sparrows, osprey, mallard ducks, great blue heron, green finches, warblers, wrens, titmouse, barn swallows, doves, tangers, thrush, blue jays

we put up more birdhouses and feeders

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I watched the bluebirds out near the pond in the back yard again yesterday so beautiful and an overcast sky makes them even brighter

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I did see a blue bird last week such a great splash of color

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Oh thats Great they must be moving, the Geese that is!I cant wait to hear them as they fly over going north lots stay here but many fly further North to Canada we are only a couple hundred miles from the Canadian Border here.I saw my female Cardinal yesterday she flew down to the dog food and was sitting on the rim of the pan.I dont know if she took any I couldnt see . I have some finches and chickadees and nuthatches and woodpeckers every day ....waiting to spot a robin or a blue bird in a month they should be back. emoticon

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the house wrens are hopping about and I've seen gold finches; they are still in the olive green winter colors and even some bluebirds and song sparrows. and the fields are all full of Canadian geese hundreds of them

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what kinds of Birds are you getting there now Onespot?

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there is always one more snow storm after the robins show up usually near Easter

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yay robins on the move!! I hope they wait till April to come back here cause its still below 0 especially at night and snowing off and on as well!! Hurry Spring!!

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watching for hawks that have been visiting our back yard

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just the ones from the coop down the street. But I did see a field with about 40 or 50 robins in it just this past week

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Onespot have you seen any pidgions lately? Its snowed all night and most of today was a wash.They had lots of accidents and cars in ditches. Will be happy to see the backside of this weather!!

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Still in the freezer here so I am making sure my little friends are full! I have Bunnys that come at night and clean up under the feeders and sometimes I give them a treat.I also have about 6 gray Squierrels raiding the birdbath feeders.....I put seed in old birdbaths and a lot of birds love that!I have 2 of them I do that with. I found some great huge colorful platters ,ceramic to use for birdbaths this summer, I like to scout the thrift stores for items to use outdoors in good weather. I have found some real neat stuff and very cheap!! emoticon

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2/6/14 9:34 A

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The sparrow hawk, ever the opportunist, is back looking for easy pickings from the little field birds coming in desperate for food.

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2/1/14 8:40 P

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Snowy Egret

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1/31/14 12:52 P

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a carrier pigeon was out on the patio under the chair trying to keep warm; it sat there the whole time I cleared the snow away. our first real snow about 4 to 6 inches

I put out extra bird food

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1/28/14 12:12 A

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Egrets and great blue Heron also the ever present Sandhill Cranes

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1/24/14 6:17 A

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Minus 2 this morning so lots of little birds on the feeders...chaffinch, green finch, gold finch and sparrows. Eleven collared doves in the cherry tree and five blackbirdspecking about in the grass...very busy!
It's our big garden birdwatch week-end for the RSPB, bet there aren't half as many tomorrow when i count...lol...

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1/14/14 3:05 A

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There were eleven collared doves sat in the cherry tree waiting for food this morning and it's raining agin!

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1/13/14 10:16 P

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emoticon lots of Gray squirrels in all the bird feeders today hope the little birds got some thing there are 2 feeders that the Grays cannot climb into!

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1/8/14 11:29 A

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Onespot I have not seen the seed blocks you mentioned , will have to visit our one little pet place.

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We have a lot of birds trying to stay warm today!Just took a picture of a couple woodpeckers huddled up against a tree in the sun trying to warm up! emoticon

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Happy New Year to my Team!! My wish for you all in 2014 is that you find your Happy Place where ever that may be! I found mine in 2013 and so this year I expect a lot of Happy times! emoticon Its plenty COLD here WAY below 0 and lots of snow so far but my birds are not starving I keep them going and I have a very bit Pileated Wooodpecker here that I have taken a lot of pictures of! Fun picture taking with all these birds anyway!

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1/1/14 11:02 A

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so far it has been just heavy frost. I've taken to buying seed blocks and cutting the plastic in one inch openings ...the blocks are less than 15 and available at most seed and feed shops

the blocks last about a month and I spend a lot of time watching the birds gather. sometimes the hawks drive them away

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