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You Can’t See Whoooo

We have a new resident! The Barred Owl watches us from the top of one of the trees in our front yard. In the evening, we hear our Barred Owl call out “Whoo-whooooo” with a slight almost gargling┬átrill at the … Continue reading

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Fly Catcher

We have a lot of garden spiders. One in particular was our go-to-gal for catching flies in the Big Girls’ run. She took her work seriously and was very much appreciated. Her beautiful orbital web covered one section of the … Continue reading

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Like Father, Like Son

Baby Hawks are growing up. This juvenile hawk is hanging out in the front yard watching for squirrels and rabbits. The little hawks have been flying from tree to tree and even practicing swooping. All the time, of course, squeeing…. … 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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You Can’t See Me Part 4

We’ve had visitors the past several days – a flight of beautiful red dragonflies. They are hard to see as they zip around except for that brief moment the sun catches their deep red. We think there may have been … Continue reading

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Underground

The mound of sand marks the exit for a pocket gopher. Pocket gophers are rodents which translates to rat for me. They are outside, not inside the house, so there is that. My biggest worry is that the mounds are … Continue reading

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You Can’t See Me Part 2

Stalking Cat has his Angry Cat face on. Actually, he planned to go through the yard by way of the tree anyway. Olde Dog doing his best impression of a sprinter had nothing to do with it. Nothing at all.

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