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Bluebird on a fence
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happiness?

109/365: happiness? is this the bluebird of happiness? the last several days he has been visiting our yard, showing off for the ladies and picking up some grubs for take-out. 📷EXIF 1/50 sec. f/5.6 ISO 400 300mm ⚙️Gear Nikon D810 Nikkor 55-300…
female cardinal
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Female Cardinal

91/366: Female Cardinal From our backyard paradise the birds have been frequently visiting and eating out of the many feeders.  Captured this female cardinal stealing some seeds from the box feeder in the mid afternoon hour.  Captured with…
Red-bellied woodpecker
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Red-bellied Woodpecker

129/365: Red-bellied Woodpecker Another photo of the Red-bellied Woodpecker hunting for bugs in the giant Osage tree in our backyard.
Male Cardinal
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Male Cardinal

128/365: Male Cardinal Another shot of one of the male cardinals whom likes to visit our Osage tree and the many bird feeders in our yard.
Red-bellied woodpecker
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Red-bellied Woodpecker

127/365: Red-bellied Woodpecker A Red-bellied Woodpecker whom loves to visit our Osage tree.  If you look on the underside of the tree you can find his favorite spots.
Male Cardinal
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Bird Watching - Male Cardinal

126/365: Bird Watching - Male Cardinal A brightly colored male cardinal from bird watching in my backyard.  
Baby Duck
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Spring Renewal

90/365: Spring Renewal Spring brings a time for renewal and birth. A time to move forward from the past and refresh with something new.  Approximately 1 year ago I felt an immense pain in my hamstring.  At the time, it was thought this was…
Egret at Pond
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Finch Bird Feeder

38/365: Finch Bird Feeder In this cold weather it is good practice to keep your bird feeders filled.  It is difficult for the animals to find food in this weather.  Our finch bird feeder is full and ready for some finches to arrive.
Red-Belly Woodpecker
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Treasure

25/365: Treasure This Red-Belly Woodpecker is searching for treasure.
cardinal in tree
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Bright Side

342/365: Bright Side In the mist of the coldest times... always look for the bright side, the beautiful side, the colorful side. Photo taken on 12/6 during the ice storm of 2013.  You can see sleet pellets in the photo.
white-winged dove
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White-winged Dove

201/365: White-winged Dove This White-winged Dove is a frequent visitor to the feeders.  There is a group of about 6-8 which enjoy coming to the yard to eat.  The beautiful blue outlined eye is a distinct marking to help identify these…
Young Cardinal
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Young Cardinal

198/365: Young Cardinal This young cardinal enjoys some food from the feeder.  I love the bright orange of the beak.
Domesticated Greylag Goose profile
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Domesticated Greylag Goose

197/365: Domesticated Greylag Goose Another great profile shot of the Domesticated Greylag Goose.  He was chit chatting with us - 'give me more food, please.'
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
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Yellow-crowned Night-heron

193/365: Yellow-crowned Night-heron A juvenile Yellow-crowned Night-heron visited our backyard yesterday.  Thanks to my Crossely ID Guide I was able to quickly identify this beautiful bird.  He has a radiant orange eye and beautiful markings.…
Bird In A Box
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Bird In A Box

192/365: Bird In A Box This bird is enjoying eating out of our box bird feeder.
Little Blue Heron
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Little Blue Heron

171/365: Little Blue Heron This little blue heron walks slowly as he stalks his prey in the water.  He was doing some fishing.  His deep blue and purple colors are striking and make watching him pleasing to the eye.
baby male cardinal
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Baby Male Cardinal

170/365: Baby Male Cardinal This baby male cardinal stops for a bite to eat.  His feathers are molting as he changes into his fire red adult colors.
Sleeping Mallard Duck
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Eye On You

128/365: Eye On You Someone is always watching, someone always has an eye on you.  This male Mallard duck sleeps with one eye open, always alert, always watching.
Domesticated Greylag Goose
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Domesticated Greylag Goose

124/365: Domesticated Greylag Goose Found this Domesticated Greylag Goose in a different local pond.  They are huge and very friendly. The Greylag is the largest and bulkiest of the grey geese of the genus Anser. It has a rotund, bulky…
canadain geese
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Canadian Geese

120/365: Canadian Geese These two Canadian geese pose for a headshot while waiting for food.  Their actions mimicked one another it was so cute to watch.
Male Cardinal Bird
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Male Cardinal Bird

94/365: Male Cardinal Bird This male cardinal bird sings a sweet song that reminds us all that Spring is here, Spring is here.  He takes his place up high in a tree to observe fellow birds coming in and out of our yard to eat from the birdfeeders.…
Egret at Pond
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Watchful

49/365: Watchful Egret We're so busy watching out for what's just ahead of us that we don't take time to enjoy where we are.