huge rubythroat push - 2017-09-28
nutriberry frenzy - 2017-09-26
people are going to be called upon to choose where they stand, i feel it coming very soon - 2017-09-23
as the world ends, I collect all the hummingbirds to this yard... - 2017-09-20
this guy, though, you know how they are all red and flashy until you get the camera out and then they turn their jewels black so you can't photo them? - 2017-09-17
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bald eagle and the crows are huffy
2003-02-16 - 10:26 a.m.
While doing my Backyard Bird Count this morning, I added Bald Eagle to the yard list. Whoo hoo!
Here are my results:
- Bald Eagle
Eurasian Collared Dove
- Mourning Dove -- 2
- Red-Headed Woodpecker (heard)
- American Crow -- 5
- Blue Jay
- Carolina Wren -- 2
- Ruby-Crowned Kinglet
- Northern Mockingbird -- 2
- Yellow-Rumped Warbler
- Northern Cardinal -- 2
- White-Throated Sparrow -- 3
- Song Sparrow
- Red-Winged Blackbird -- 7
I watched from 9:15 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. Conditions were overcast,
very windy, and cool.
BF is trying another squirrel baffle. I'm keeping my fingers crossed.
and I mean maybe five minutes later
A beautiful Orange-Crowned Warbler visited the suet feeder. This specimen was quite yellow. I'm going to guess fully adult male.
On another topic...
I'm only a little bitter when a good diary gets locked. It's fully understandable. A lot of diarists are exploring heavily personal issues and if they're going to get hassled by stalkers for their efforts, they're not going to continue to share. I think most people are respectful of other people's diaries and recognize the effort that goes into providing free entertainment, insight, and/or information. Unfortunately, all it takes is for one jerk to come along, and that's the end of a good site for everyone.
In my search for good diaries to read, I'm about ready to give diaryrings another try. I got frustrated before and deleted them because I encountered too many locked diaries. I respect people's right to lock their diaries but, when they do so, I would hope that they would remember to remove themselves from their diaryrings.
They are talking about winter Wood Thrushes on the listserv and it sounds like I should have reported my January 10 sighting. I'm going to try to find out how and where to file my report. The sighting is a good one, as the bird was standing only a few feet away on a rotten log pretty close to the path. Those big dark eyes still haunt my memory.
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