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Mysterious

There have been strange things happening around here. I live in an apartment with a door to a small outside but covered courtyard.  An outside entrance,  I’m sure, so they can say it is a townhome and charge me more rent. But anyway. . . I keep finding grass all over my doormat. Took me […]

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Fly Away Hummingbirds

This summer, like all great things, will be coming to an end soon. With the start of school and the cooler nights, everything takes the cue to move to the next stage.  My hummingbirds will be leaving soon. I’ve heard the Baltimore Orioles are already out of areas in our region. According to Wired.com, forty […]

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Broken Wings

Look at this cute little Kildeer. Adorable. I also love the way Kildeer walk. So in a hurry: https://youtu.be/KyadCR3AJeQ If you ever see an “injured” adult bird, don’t necessarily believe it.  In summer, Kildeer nest in these tiny nests — often in parking lots at my work. The first time I saw a limping momma […]

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Serv it Up

I subscribe to a bird watch list serv run by our state’s ornithology chapter.  It provides birders a place to share locations of interesting birds for the rest of the list serv members. The Fall/Winter that the Snowy Owl locations dipped down further South than they had been in centuries, was a particularly great year […]