Category Archives: birds

A new sign of spring

Seven or eight deer, all does, dashed across the trail in front of me today. I expected a buck to be chasing them, but none appeared as they melted into the trees on the other side of the trail. Spring … Continue reading

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Arboretum Almanac-Summer 2011

My walk in the Arboretum this morning wasn’t as productive as I hoped, but it was beautiful and peaceful. Today was a hot summer day…the last day of June. I find that hard to believe. The sun was shining, puffy … Continue reading

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Lean pickin’s

Now that spring has arrived in northeast Ohio…more or less…finding birds to “blip” has become a major challenge. Many of them are very secretive, hiding behind the lovely green leaves instead of showing themselves on the bare branches. As a … Continue reading

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Fur, feathers, and flowers-part II

Take a look at the slide show and then I have a story to share. Oh drat! The story I want to tell today is about the chickadee and the titmouse, but I don’t have time to write it now. … Continue reading

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Grey and gloomy!

Without doubt, spring forgot to show up on time this year, and based on what I read from my cyber friends on Blipfoto.com, northeast Ohio is not the only place mired in mid-March. To prepare for my morning photo walk, … Continue reading

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Finally…I’m back to my blog!

At last! A true-blue spring morning! How do I know it’s spring? I know because… After the wettest and coldest April in the history of northeast Ohio, I only needed a lightweight jacket this morning. After countless dull, dreary days, … Continue reading

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Patience, persistence…and peanuts, part V

I have to admit that I have been having great fun inveiglingĀ the critters into taking a treat from my little black bag of peanuts. It all started when I was walking down the path in the park, and a chickadee … Continue reading

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Cloudy day, rainy evening

It was cloudy when I took my walk in the park; the rain started later. Hopefully it will be just rain and not a thunderstorm because our dog Gulliver hates thunder and lightning. It makes him so nervous if it … Continue reading

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The Buzzards are Back!

In the nearby town of Hinckley, Ohio, they celebrate buzzard day on the early March morning that these large but far from handsome birds return from their winter home to roost for the summer in Ohio. The only kind thing … Continue reading

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More people in the park

Today was not as warm as yesterday…a bit more wintry with temps in the 30s. Much more a hat and gloves day than yesterday and the day before. However, the sun did show up for a minute or two despite … Continue reading

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