Suicide Warblers

I don’t know what it is about spring and my house… oh, and the warblers!  Two years ago a Bay-breasted Warbler somehow got stuck on my porch.  We found him (a beautiful male) while doing some spring cleaning.  I have yet to see a live Bay-breasted Warbler, which really is at the top of my … Continue reading

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Garden Update… Sure wish spring was really here.

Not too much to report from the garden.  Yesterday I transplanted/potted about 20+ tomato plants.  They are all still indoors of course and under the lights.  Getting stronger everyday thanks to the fan. Yes, I am resourceful or maybe just really cheap.  They sell those bigger plastic nursery pots for .99 each around here.  I … Continue reading

I have always been a bird lover

My dad gave me an old box of family albums and loose photos to go through and copy for my genealogy project I have been working on for 10 years or so.  He has a lot of old newspaper clippings and things like that in there.  Lots of great stuff really.  Imagine my excitement though … Continue reading

White-collared Robin is back!

I was so excited yesterday to see that we have a white-collared American Robin back this year.  I really am not certain it is the same robin from last year but I will say this, I have never seen a Robin with a white-collar (ever) until last year and this one has returned to the … Continue reading

Proof spring is right around the corner!

Look at those beautiful colors peaking through!  I just love seeing the goldfinches molt. Also today, I spotted a pair of Brown-headed Cowbirds at the feeder.  Haven’t seen any all winter.  They usually are only around briefly in spring/summer.  Definitely not year round residents.  I really hope they choose the HOSP to raise their young … Continue reading

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