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Keep your eye on the sparrow

A colony of sparrows is populating the community housing unit atop a flagpole above our back deck. They’ve got it pretty good back there, with plenty of available food (we provide) and loads of handy nesting materials. This unit has 10 apartments and as near… Read More

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Name that bird

This bird visited one of our feeders today. We’re thinking maybe it’s one of the grosbeaks since it seems to have an oversized beak but we’re not sure. Can you identify this one?

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Avian Symphony

Out with the partners at dawn today, the avian symphony was spectacular. No construction. The stinky forklift constantly chugging away next door hadn’t started up yet. No generators. No idling construction vans. Just birds. Lots and lots of birds, creating a magical layers backdrop to… Read More