Tagged: birds

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Turkey

Our neighborhood turkeys are making themselves a bit scarce today. Probably because they know about this: As you may remember, we have quite a few wild turkeys in our neighborhood. Some years more than...

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Baby Owls

In recent years, the old eagles nest in Punta Gorda has been taken over by a pair of Great Horned Owls. They currently have a couple of babies who are just starting to get...

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Down at the Dock

There were a bunch of birds hanging out down at the dock tonight. I’m not sure what this next one got into to get covered with white feathers. It kind of looks like he...

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Swan in the Road

This morning I got stuck in a big traffic jam on Route 9. Eventually I got to the head of it and found the cause. There was a swan walking down the middle of...

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Snow

December’s almost over, but we finally got a decent amount of snow last night. It was just a couple of inches, but enough that we needed to get the snowblower out. Today the sun...

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Who?

We had an interesting visitor this morning. It was making one of the local hawks very nervous, just like last time, but this is a different owl. This one is a Barred Owl. It...

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Florida Birds

We were visiting my parents in Florida last week. Spring has definitely sprung there. Since there were a lot of birds out, and I had a new camera to play with, I took a...

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Owl & Hawk

We were headed out to the car this afternoon when we heard a loud screech. We looked up into one of the big willow trees and saw this owl. But it wasn’t the owl...

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A Sparrow of a Different Color

There’s a flock of sparrows that live in some bushes down the street. They all fly in and out of the bushes whenever you go by. When I was coming home today, I noticed...

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STARFLAG

Have you ever watched a large flock of starlings? It’s pretty amazing, isn’t it. It’s been known for quite awhile that you can reproduce this sort of complex behavior by giving each bird a...