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Hmmmmm…..

April 20th, 2009 · 6 Comments

The other day there were three different Hummingbirds at the feeder.  That little dark guy on the right thinks he owns this feeder so the other two had to be really sneaky to get to it without a fight. This is the same dark fellow on a different day. He was sitting on his favorite [...]

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Yesterday The Bees, Today The Birds

March 9th, 2009 · No Comments

With the warming temperatures there has been an increase in bird activity around the back yard. This beauty was busy building a nest in one of the palm trees. This one must be a return visitor from last year. She knew the drill and sat on the wall waiting for me to take her picture. [...]

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Northern Mockingbird

October 7th, 2008 · 2 Comments

I was out back yesterday and heard the happiest of birds singing. It wasn’t a song I remembered hearing out there so it got the better of my curiosity. It sounded like it was coming from my neighbor’s tree and after a little searching I saw his sitting high in the branches.Can you spot him? [...]

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They’re Back

June 22nd, 2008 · 4 Comments

Not all birds are welcome visitors at the House of Stirfry. I’ve told you before about Recliner Man’s feelings for Pigeons. For any newcomers, let’s just say that he doesn’t like them much. We’ve been feeling pretty good for a while now because we weren’t seeing more than one or two at a time, and [...]

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My Hiding Place

June 17th, 2008 · 2 Comments

There really is no secret to how I am getting my pictures of the birds. Each morning around 8:30 or 9 Abbey and I go out to sit on the patio. She lays under the bench and I sit quietly in a chair holding my camera. This is the lens that I use:   It’s [...]

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Old Lady

June 16th, 2008 · 7 Comments

Recliner Man had a nice relaxing Father’s Day. Our daughter called to talk with him and one of the things she told him is that I seem to be turning into an “old lady”. She has been watching my blog and she feels that I am spending too much time watching birds and posting their [...]

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Tags: Birds · Ramblings