Tag: birds

Feb 19

The Great Backyard Bird Count

This weekend in my part of the world we experienced some unseasonably mild temperatures and a couple of exceptionally sunny, warm and pleasant days. Daytime highs hit 60F (15.5C) with a light breeze and full sunshine it is my favorite type of weather. Not too hot and not too cold. In this region of the …

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Mar 03


A deep layer of snow covers the ground here, in this first week of March and there is more snow falling as I write this. In spite of the snow and cold, I heard the coo-OO-ing of the mourning dove and I am reassured that springtime is on the way. Perhaps it was the sweet …

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Mar 21

Spring has Sprung!

The Vernal Equinox, also known as the beginning of Spring arrived yesterday at 12:57 PM Eastern Time. Farmers and gardeners understand that, while the days are getting warmer and the sun is shining brighter in the Northern Hemisphere, we are not quite ready to begin the outdoor planting and sowing. Checking my garden plot, I …

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Feb 18

Winter scenes

Winter in the Northeast part of the U.S. is a time that offers little color, but there are some scenes of beauty if you dare to venture out into the ice and snow. Here are some pictures to demonstrate that point. ************* DUST OF SNOW by Robert Frost The way a crow Shook down on …

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