Saga of the Carolina Chickadees

March 31, 2014 - Every year, the Carolina Chickadees try to build a nest in one of our boxes. And, every year, their efforts are thwarted...
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American Raccoon and Eastern Phoebe

March 25, 2014 - Early Monday morning, a huge raccoon trundled through the bubbler basin. Big mama? Later that same morning, one of the E...
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At the Bubbler Pond ~ American Mink

March 23, 2014 - The bubbler cam caught a visitor on Friday night, 3/21/14, just after 10 pm. We've had these creatures come before and t...
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Signs of Spring!

March 23, 2014 - Nature is telling us Spring has arrived. At least, the native plants are showing their determined growth and birdsong is...
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Is it really over?

March 19, 2014 - Today is the last day of winter! At least we hope the worst of the cold, snowy, icy days are over. Here is a Rusty Black...
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"Darth Flicker"

March 17, 2014 - The dark Northern Flicker has not been seen again. I have been getting great input from friends who are out in the field...
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Northern Flicker ~ Possible Intergrade or Melanistic? ~ 3/16/14

March 16, 2014 - Two weather fronts colliding have brought an interesting bird to the yard this morning. As they say, "Bad weather = Good...
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FOY (First of Year) Pine Warbler ~ 3/14/14

March 14, 2014 - About 11:45 am, I was at my desk when I saw a Pine Warbler on the Bubbler rock via the Bubbler cam! This was the first t...
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Blackpoll Warbler record accepted by MBRC

March 14, 2014 - I learned on January 13, 2014, that my documentation was accepted by the Missouri Bird Records Committee (aka MBRC) for...
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