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Bed and Breakfast for Small Birds

  Farmer Man is building nest boxes for small birds. The opening is wide enough for our small birds — chickadees,  tufted titmice, bluebirds, wrens — but not large enough for the house sparrow or other larger birds. The diet for … Continue reading

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Here’s Looking at You, Kid

When Olde Dog and His Man walk to the road from the house and back, the baby red shoulder hawks let them know they are being delinquent in their hawk feeding duties. Today, Mama brought her babies a nice mouse. … Continue reading

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Watch Hawk

One of the red-shouldered hawks who lives in our front yard is checking out the lay of the land. Funny, I don’t see any squirrels dashing around or rabbits hopping from one spot to another. So many squirrels, so little … Continue reading

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Spring!

In January, we planted blackberry sticks – at least that’s what they looked like to me. Then last month we saw a few tiny green leaves at the base of each of the sticks. This week we were surprised by … Continue reading

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The Owl

I thought an Owl to guard the garden from rabbits, squirrels and other veggie predators was a brilliant idea. We put the Owl out by the garden. I went inside to begin cooking. All was well. Until the Crows spotted … Continue reading

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For the Birds

Maybe it’s the woods, but it sounds like a bird sanctuary around our house. I need my birder friends to sit on the back porch with me. I will listen intently while we drink coffee and they tell me quietly … Continue reading

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