All posts tagged “birds out back

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Birds out Back

We have house sparrows, starlings and chickadees nesting in the birdhouses out back (and up front too). We haven’t seen the next but a pair of cardinals has been hanging out in the same part of one of the spruces for some time. We can… Read More

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More Baby Sparrows

….because there’s no such thing as too many baby bird photos, right? Tuffy P took these this morning. These baby house sparrows are just about ready for flight school.

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Baby Sparrows

There are many birds in our community here in the southwest corner of Toronto. We have house sparrows nesting here, and grackles and starlings. I think there is a cardinal nest in one of the spruces, as I see the pair going in and out,… Read More

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Mourning Dove

birds out back….. This mourning dove was hanging out in the apple tree this morning. The doves don’t eat at the feeders but they do eat from the ground underneath.

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Hello World

We’ve been hearing baby starlings chirping in the traffic light out on the back deck but this morning we got our first look at one of the babies.

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Living in a traffic light

Somehow or another we wound up with a traffic light on our back deck. It’s been rewired along the way so that when plugged in, all 3 lights come on. One spring a starling couple found the hole in the top of the light box… Read More

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Mama House Sparrow

We have a colony of house sparrows that stick around all year. We supply numerous housing opportunities for them and right now there is a lot of nesting going on. This female house sparrow and her bird-man have scored a choice penthouse apartment this spring.… Read More