Category Archives: Chickadees

Red-breasted Nuthatches Return!

I got my wish and it appears that not one, but two Red-breasted Nuthatches will be spending the winter in my neighborhood. One showed up last month, and just yesterday there were two of them on my peanut feeder at … Continue reading

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Geeeet Yer Peanuts!

The peanut cups continue to be a big hit. I have to refill them every other day, and I’ve watched just about every bird species in my yard snatch a peanut from them with the exception of Mourning Doves and … Continue reading

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Peanut Frenzy

The songbirds in my neighborhood have gone peanut-crazy. I even switched out some of my thistle and sunflower feeders to keep up with demand. Many species are getting their youngsters addicted to the peanuts as well, and I can’t recall … Continue reading

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Cup O’ Nuts

The cup of in-the-shell peanuts continues to be a huge hit with the Blue Jays. On one of the very cold days last week I added a few shelled, unsalted nuts to the mix as well in case woodpeckers or … Continue reading

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The Itch

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Sneakin’

I took my camera outside for a few minutes last weekend because I wanted to photograph some tiny pine cones I discovered on my arborvitaes. I walked by one of my feeders where I could hear some tapping, but I … Continue reading

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A Mouthful

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Up Close and Personal: Chickadee

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Stranger Danger

Chickadees are adorable bundles of energy that rarely stand still, and I’ve got thousands of blurry photographs to prove it. So when I see a motionless chickadee staring into the air, I know there’s a good reason for it. Usually … Continue reading

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Vocal Fry

The other day I was sitting in front of my computer doing a little writing. I must’ve been concentrating pretty hard because the strange sounds drifting into the room from the open window did not hit my consciousness for several … Continue reading

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