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Old 2 September 2020, 06:44
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A juvvie Bald Eagle...that beautiful beak and those soon to be majestic tail feathers give him away.
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Old 2 September 2020, 06:46
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The Green Heron...hermit killer of the marshlands...
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Old 2 September 2020, 07:37
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This big Hornet was terrorizing the Baltimore Orioles eating their grape jelly.
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Old 2 September 2020, 08:34
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I like watching the humming birds do battle with them...pretty spectacular.
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Old 2 September 2020, 21:40
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I have almost been taken out twice this week by hummingbirds fighting. They get to zipping between the feeders and plumb trees and do not care what is in their way.
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Old 3 September 2020, 14:37
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I have almost been taken out twice this week by hummingbirds fighting. They get to zipping between the feeders and plumb trees and do not care what is in their way.
We have several hummingbird feeders they are pretty vicious little critters. If they were the size of crows, people would fear them.
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Old 4 September 2020, 06:40
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Lake turkey's taking flight...
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Old 4 September 2020, 06:41
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Old 4 September 2020, 06:42
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Old 4 September 2020, 17:19
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This was on my windshield when got home yesterday:
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Old 5 September 2020, 08:01
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You mean sky carp?
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Old 7 September 2020, 12:21
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A cousin of Mingo's feathered friend.

These two were raised by a single mom, I don't know what happened to the dad, but from the start of sitting on the nest, it was just her.

The kids are about ready to leave the nest. Mom is keeping watch from the electrical box on the back of the house.

We've watched many doves make their nest here, always fun to see them come and go. It's always been just doves (?).

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Old 7 September 2020, 13:36
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A cousin of Mingo's feathered friend.

These two were raised by a single mom, I don't know what happened to the dad, but from the start of sitting on the nest, it was just her.

The kids are about ready to leave the nest. Mom is keeping watch from the electrical box on the back of the house.

We've watched many doves make their nest here, always fun to see them come and go. It's always been just doves (?).

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They are kinda cool birds. I did not know they could have so many broods in a season. I have not been able to eat any yet as they thrive year round in our Blue Spruce and we feed em all winter..I will have no compassion on the pigeons around here though!
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Old 11 September 2020, 13:36
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Watched the little ones make their first flight a couple of days ago. Found a bunch of feathers in the yard this AM as I was getting ready to mow. Tried to convince the wife that it was possum feathers, she didn't buy it.

Nature has it's cycles.

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Old 15 September 2020, 11:57
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The mighty Blue Heron...old timers called'm pond storks.
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Old 15 September 2020, 11:59
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Such fine fellows....tasty little boogers too.
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Old 15 September 2020, 11:59
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Herons, the bane of my native trout population.
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Old 15 September 2020, 11:59
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Marbled salamander...
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Old 15 September 2020, 12:00
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Herons, the bane of my native trout population.
I tried eating one once...I don't recommend them as edible.
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