Category Archives: birds

Hummingbirds are getting ready to travel south again!

My favorite bird of all is the hummingbird. This is an amazing little creature that can fly backwards, forward, up and down while drinking from feeders or flowers. This is a sad time for me. These lovely little visitors to … Continue reading

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Busy Bird Feeders on our Back Deck!

Our three bird feeders have been used by some hungry birds lately. I think it was since the recent spring snowstorm we had. They are filling up again in case more inclement weather comes about. Smart birds! The birds are … Continue reading

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Spring is Sprouting All Over! But the Weather is Cool Again!

In New England just wait a minute and the weather will change from warm to cold and back again. We hardy New Englanders are used to this. We are ready for anything that nature throws at us. I think! Yikes! … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for the Glorious Hummingbirds and Baltimore Orioles Birds!

It is almost time for the arrival of the glorious hummingbirds to New England. They are on their way here, expected to arrive soon. My husband prepared our feeders today for them. We don’t want to miss their arrival. They … Continue reading

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A Trip To Lovely Vermont!

We recently took a three-day trip to lovely Vermont with our good friends, Jim and Fran. It was perfect weather for leaf peeping. The colors were beginning to brighten up even more as we left. Seeing the beautiful foliage wasn’t … Continue reading

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The Amazing Baltimore Oriole – Bird!

Recently a pair of amazing Baltimore Oriole birds came to our feeder. They visit each year. It’s an exciting time when they arrive. My husband gets the orange colored feeder prepared with half an orange on the top and little … Continue reading

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The Afternoon Video – The Crows in my Garden solved their puzzle… and here is another clever one!

These crows are amazing little critters how they can figure out how to get at a food source even if you wire and secure it. They just may be smarter than people! Check out this incredible crow solve a puzzle to … Continue reading

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Flowers are everywhere!

FLOWERS ARE EVERYWHERE! I love all kinds of flowers and revel in their beauty! Each time I go out for a walk I frantically snap every flower I happen to see. This drives my poor husband crazy. Sigh! Below are … Continue reading

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