Category Archives: Wrens

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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Waiting for Mom

Patiently… Impatiently… Here she comes with all sorts of disgusting “goodies” in her beak!

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Rockettes, Here I Come!

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Critter Count 7-8-08 (a tally of the critters in my yard)

Time: 3:30 p.m. Conditions: Disgusting, but not as disgusting as this morning when it was 72 degrees with a dewpoint of 72 (100% humidity). The sky finally couldn’t hold anymore moisture and started dumping mist everywhere. Now it’s partly cloudy … Continue reading

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And You Thought YOU Were Flexible…

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The Singing Fool

I have a House Wren that never stops singing. He has a mate and I’m pretty sure she is already sitting on eggs. He sings his little heart out from sunrise to sunset, rain or shine.

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Extreme Makeover: Wren Edition

Mrs. Wren showed up yesterday to investigate the birdhouses. Mr. Wren paced back and forth while she inspected his work. I don’t think she was impressed with the interior of this house because she spent a great deal of time … Continue reading

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Turf Wars

This House Wren has been busy building nests in my three remaining birdhouses. Soon his mate will show up, judge his work and decide if she wants to raise a family in any of them. Unfortunately, the chickadees that are … Continue reading

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