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Loon Fight!

January 31, 2021 - Loon families need a sizeable territory to successfully raise their chicks. A loon family with a pair of chicks will eat...
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2020's Favorite Pix

January 01, 2021 - Towards the end of every year, lazy photographers, often prompted by even lazier editors, fill some space with a review...
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Conowingo Dam

November 18, 2020 - My travels took me through Aberdeen, Maryland, recently. It was just at the start of eagle season at the Conowingo Dam,...
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Finches on the Thistle

August 27, 2020 - The flowers in the Island of Thistley are going to seed and Atticus Finch, et al, are feeding on them regularly. Ther...
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Everyone Loves Thistle!

August 20, 2020 - We leave a patch of our yard for wild plants to help our local wildlife. This year, we've got a good patch of thistle -...
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Checking in on Our Loon Family

August 14, 2020 - I was lucky enough to get to spend two mornings on the pond with the loons this week. Tuesday morning had a very pleasan...
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Breakfast with the Loon Chicks

August 07, 2020 - I got a chance to check in on 'my' loon family Thursday morning. Both chicks seem to be doing well, they're big, their f...
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Ruby Valentino on Guard

July 06, 2020 - We've got a hummingbird feeder just off our deck. It is a favored feeding spot for the neighborhood hummingbirds. There...
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The Usual Suspects, May 2020

May 22, 2020 - My feeders have been attracting all the usual suspects, plus a few that visit less frequently. Cal Ripken stops in a...
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A Welcome Visitor

May 19, 2020 - My name is Indigo Bunting. You filled my feeder. Prepare to dine. We have a handful of indigo buntings in the neighbo...
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