This bird knows I’m not a cat

When I went out in the yard, I was impressed by how boldly this Mourning dove walked right up to me. It’s even bolder than it’s cousin the pigeon. After all, it knows I’m not a cat. Maybe it thinks I’ll be intimidated by its feathered dinosaur ancestors. But most likely, it knows I’m the […]

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Goldfinches in the morning

In the last few weeks, the coneflowers have started going to seed, and looking all raggedy. Part of that is just the flowers fading to grey-pink. Part of that is the goldfinches stopping by in the mornings,  wearing such a bright yellow it wakes you up just to look at them, to pick the freshest […]

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