Category Archives: Mockingbird

Training Eastern Bluebirds Or How They Train Me

I’ll go ahead and warn you right now. This post is going to have lots of Eastern Bluebird photos, so if you have a slow connection I apologize. I titled this post training Bluebirds, but make no mistake, they really have trained me. However, just for kicks, assume I could actually train Bluebirds. Perhaps I […]

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Disappearing Bird Stream Construction Stage Three

I’m now on stage 3 of my disappearing bird stream.  I’ve finished most of the actual layout.  I still need to mortar the rocks, get a ton of mulch for the whole area, and do some more landscaping. I had delivered 3000 pounds of moss rock, and smaller amounts of river pebbles and pond rock […]

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Birds And Butterflies Update

I apologize for not providing any pictures or updates as of late.  I’ll try and take and post new pictures tomorrow. Despite the lack of pictures, I can give everyone a verbal update. The Purple Martin babies (the original 5) all seemed to have fledged now.  There are probably 20 Martins flying around every night.  […]

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It’s Not Only About The Butterflies

One of the reasons that my backyard is my favorite “room” of the house is because of the variety of wildlife that visits in the backyard.  Take “Baby Crane” (after the Karate Kid movie).  Here’s a little fella that was hanging out by the birdfeeder just doing a little relaxing.  Or, maybe he wasn’t relaxing, […]

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