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Snow Covered, Angry Bluebird

We are experiencing some winter weather in Virginia this week. Saturday evening, we had a little snow. Yesterday and today are very cold, never getting higher than the low 20s. The wind was blowing all day yesterday with gusts above 60 mph. … Continue reading

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Recent Images of Birds in Virginia

If you have been following blog, my recent articles have contained images that I made while in Florida in December. Since returning to Virginia, I have been photographing some of our local birds. This article contains some of my favorite … Continue reading

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Return of the Bluebirds

We have a bird feeder behind our house that regularly attracts about a dozen different species of birds.  Most return to our feeder daily and all year round, like the American Goldfinches, House Finches, Cardinals, Chickadees, Tufted Titmouse, Doves, Nuthatches, … Continue reading

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Bluebirds and Spring Flowers at Merrimac Farm Wildlife Management Area

Today, I spent 5 hours walking through the 300 acre Merrimac Farm Wildlife Management Area checking its 15 bluebird boxes on a gorgeous spring day. During breeding season, the boxes are checked once a week, and it was my turn. … Continue reading

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Bluebird Nest Boxes at Merrimac Farm Wildlife Management Area

This afternoon, I joined two other volunteers (Cliff and Tom) at Merrimac Farm Wildlife Management Area to be trained on how to check and maintain about 15 bluebird boxes located on the 301 acre farm.  We were trained by Kim … Continue reading

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