Ooh, fun! New Flower of the Day Challenge for July 3, Wet Grass

Thanks loads to my friend, photographer Cee Neuner, for hosting these fun FOTD challenges.  For the Wet Grass challenge, I just had to go out to the back yard and water the plants.  Now, we don't have a lawn in the back yard, since I decided I'd rather have something that looked more like a …

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New Years Day at the suet feeder

In our backyard, we have two suet feeders.  One has an extension on the bottom for large birds like woodpeckers to rest their tails while feeding; the other is a standard cage feeder with no extension.  At both feeders, we get numerous different species, including flickers, a Bewick's wren, juncos, nuthatches, chickadees, and a Townsend's …

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Birds-like you see every day…but different

Wherever I go, I watch for birds.  Even in my back yard, I love watching our birds at the feeder.  Normally, juncos are ground-feeders, but ours just love hogging the feeder, watching for chickadees and nuthatches who might want to get in. This is a junco and our song sparrow vying for the preferred station …

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